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Oct 25, 2014

By Jonathan O’Callaghan for MailOnline

It’s a debate that divides people the world over: Is the Turin shroud a genuine relic or just an elaborate fake?

According to one expert the answer is very much the latter, and he is baffled that no one has noticed irregularities before.

He says that aside from radiocarbon dating in 1988 showing it originates from the 14th century, there is evidence that it has been altered over time and that it was used specifically during medieval Easter rituals.

British scholar Charles Freeman says the Turin Shroud was a medieval prop. He analysed the cloth and found no mention of it from before 1355. This split screen shows the likeness between the Turin Shroud and a portrait of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci

British scholar Charles Freeman says the Turin Shroud was a medieval prop. He analysed the cloth and found no mention of it from before 1355. This split screen shows the likeness between the Turin Shroud and a portrait of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci

The analysis comes from British scholar and author Charles Freeman writing for History Today.

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