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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.

Anatomical graphs giving the name and place of the main anatomical points studied.

study of the traces of scorching visible on the Shroud

Some facts about the physiology and the physio-pathology of blood coagulation.

study of flogging under the Romans, of its pathological consequences and of the main traces of it on the Shroud

List of the main works on which this study is based and of the main internet sites which refer to the Shroud

Gives access to pages containing complementary information about the Shroud.

Brief critical study of Carbon dating and of its application to the Shroud.

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

Gives access to crucifixion procedures in Roman times.

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

.Gives access to the physio-pathological effects of the ill treatments endured during the Passion.

gives a definition of the main terms used in this study and which deserve some additional explanations.

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1 Chest muscles Image of the Shroud displaying the front of the body ; the contrast has been boosted artificially to make the details clearer in this photo. (They are hard to see on the original photo, which is very pale. Note that the left hand side of the body is on the left hand side of the image. (15787 bytes)

Gives access to the glossary where are some definitions of the main terms used in this study and which deserve some additional explanations.

11 Upper back trunk muscle Image of the back of the body on the Shroud. Again the contrast has been boosted artificially to show the details more clearly (The original photo is very pale). Note that the right hand side of the body is on the right hand side of the image. (18787 bytes)
2 Hollow in chest betwwen ribs 12 Shoulder blade
3 lower abdomen 13 The hollow behind the knee
4 Bones of wrist and palm of hand
1 Radius
2 Cubitus
3 Scaphoïde
4 Semi_lunaire
5 Pyramidal
6 Pisiforme
7 Os crochu
8 Grand os
9 Trapézoïde
10 Trapèze
Anatomical drawing of the left wrist, showing the main bones and ligament and in particular the Destot space (highlighted by a blue circle). (8998 bytes) 1 Scaphoïde Anatomical drawing of the right foot showing the main bones and ligaments and in particular the Merat space (highlighted by a red circle). (9002 bytes)
2 2° cunéiforme
3 3° cunéiforme
4 1° cunéiforme

L'espace libre au centre du rond bleu est l'espace de Destot

(d'après Pierre Kamina)

5 Cuboïde

Le point rouge situé entre les 3 os coloriés correspond à l'espace de Mérat

(d'après C Cabrol)

6 Astragale
7 Calcaneum
8 Métatarsiens

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