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What are the criteria for reproducing the images?

Any attempt to reproduce the image on the Shroud of Turin must meet a significant number of criteria. Otherwise the Shroud's images have not been reproduced. These include:

IMAGE CRITERIA McCrone
Craig
Nickell
Allen
Picknett &
Prince
Wilson Garlaschelli
Basic Technique: Paint Proto-Photograph Masked Bleacing Rubbing + Acid Etching
 
Dehydrated/Oxidized Carbohydrate No No Yes Yes
Absence of inorganic paint or chemical No No Yes Maybe
High Resolution Yes Yes No No
Full Scalable Compressed Grey Scale Maybe Maybe No Maybe
Photo-like Realism Maybe Yes No No
Real Blood Serum Rings/Clotting No No No No
No Image Beneath Bloodstain Maybe No No No
3D Encoded (Height-Field) No No No No
Smooth Transition of Shading No No No No
Discontinuity of Color (Pixilated) No Maybe No Maybe

 

 

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