Carbon dating and the shroud of turin
The Jews buried Jesus with a face cloth, which disqualifies the Shroud as being the burial cloth of Christ.Furthermore, Jesus was buried with seventy-five pounds of extremely sticky spices, according to John , whereas the Shroud shows no signs of them.
From a somewhat skeptical position we also referenced The big question is, does the Shroud really bear the image of Jesus?
Therefore, we have taken the time to examine the ‘for’ and ‘against’ cases based upon both scientific and biblical evidence.
This review depends heavily on two recent books, both of which argue for the authenticity of the Shroud.
We should also not overlook the ingenuity of medieval artisans.
For example, Leonardo da Vinci was known for his detailed descriptions of anatomy and the mechanical structures that he engineered.