Biblical Archaeology Review 26:6, November/December 2000

Does Pollen Prove the Shroud Authentic?

By Vaughn M. Bryant Jr.

Flora of the Shroud of Turin

Avinoam Danin, Alan D. Whanger, Uri Baruch and Mary Whanger (St. Louis, MO: Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 1999) 52 pp., 25 b&w photos, $14.95

Is the Shroud of Turin the linen cloth that covered the body of Jesus after he was crucified? That is the question—and it is one that has plagued devoted Christians and scientists for centuries.

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