In modern language, it will be a 'Jesus Selfie', the world's first selfie taken by Jesus himself The Shroud of Turin is an ancient Jewish burial cloth believed by millions to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ.
There is a very faint image on the cloth which when photographed, gives the photo shown above.
" said Speckhardt."If reputable scientists are given the chance to confirm this team's results by replicating their experiments, then the new estimated date for the shroud would gain credibility.
What Jesus really looked like may not be as in the portraits of Jesus we see everyday.
Shown above is a picture of what the shroud of Turin looks like when it is completely stretched out to its full length of 14 feet 3 inches (4.4 Meter) and width of 3 feet 7 inches (1.1 Meter).A negative image is what appeared on developed films (negatives) back in the days of 35mm photography.No one could understand how a perfect, full length negative image of a human body could be imprinted on an ancient piece of linen cloth.This explains the formation of images with frontal and back views in the two halves of the cloth.Recent DNA studies on dust vacuumed from the back of the shroud during the 2002 restoration and changing of the backing reinforcement cloth of the Shroud and during the 1978 Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP), has revealed many interesting facts about the Shroud of Turin.The news of this perfect positive photo from the image on the Shroud of Turin, hit world headlines and from then onwards the Shroud of Turin has been subject of many scientific tests as detailed below.