The Definitive Shroud of Turin FAQ

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What attempts have been made to show how the images were faked?

Over the years, there have been many attempts to show how a faker of relics might have created the image. Starting shortly after the STURP examination of the Shroud in 1978, Walter McCrone had argued that it was a painting. But when that was proven wrong, other explanations were tried.

All of these attempts were ingenious and while they created images that looked something like the images on the Shroud, the failed to recreate essential characteristics of the images. The images have not yet been reproduced despite many attempts to do so.  

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