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Gives access to the anglophone version of the site's homepage

Gives access to the basic information of the site, to the history of the Shroud as well as to the study of the cloth.

Gives access to the images on the Shroud, their macroscopic analysis and, when necessary, complementary studies.

Gives the main conclusions that can be drawn from the study of the Shroud : the definite, the uncertain, the hypotheses.

Reconstruction of the Passion of Jesus in the light of the Gospels and of the observations derived from the study of the Shroud.

Shows the page before the one you are reading, if you were reading a book it would take you back a page

Gives access to general information concerning the images on the Shroud : its aspect of "photo negative", the general study of the yellow traces which form the silhouette of the body, study of the pinkish traces which correspond to the wounds and to the flows of blood, the other images visible on the shroud ( traces of the small coins, traces of writing...)

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Gives access to the detailed study of the images visible on the Shroud, focussing in particular on their anatomo-pathological and physio-pathological aspects.

Shows the page that follows the one you are reading, as if you were turning over the page of a book

Gives access to pages containing complementary information about the Shroud .

Click on FAQ to access the frequently asked questions forum, and on MAJ to find the latest pages

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gives access to the Table of contents of the site, from which you can access each chapter

Closer examination

 

Part of the Shroud showing the front of the body. This is a photo of the Shroud as it appears, that is, as a photographic negative ( but the optical contrast has been boosted to show the details better), and this gives it this strange appearance. (18062 bytes)

  In this photo the contrast has been boosted to show detail that is not so evident in the photo on the first page

Part of the Shroud showing the back of the body.

Boosting the contrast adds nothing that is not there in the original. It just makes what is there easier to see. It is a standard research technique

Shows the page before the one you are reading, if you were reading a book it would take you back a page

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Shows the page that follows the one you are reading, as if you were turning over the page of a book