Below we have printed a greatly abbreviated
outline of the basic topic headlines
of each hall of the exhibition

For an additional general introduction to the Shroud
we recommend you
follow the link at the bottom
of this page
to the illustrated article:

 Shroud of Turin Info & Research Results






Exhibit Contents Outline

Halls Subjects:






Hall #1

What is the Shroud of Turin?

  • Physical depiction and description

  • What Characteristics indicate that the Image could be of Jesus of Nazareth

  • The marks of scourging

  • The crown of thorns

  • The wounds on the side

  • No bones broken

  • Expensive quality and weave of the cloth indicate it once belonged to a rich man (i.e. Joseph of Arimathea)

  • Is the Shroud mentioned in the Bible?

[Illustrations and texts accompanied by excerpts form the
Gospel accounts and Old Testament Messianic prophecy.]






Hall #2

Where did the Shroud come from?

  • Retracing its history from the first century Jerusalem to the present

  • Rediscovery in Edessa and move to Constantinople

  • Captured by Crusaders

  • Protected by the Templar Knights

  • Preserved in France and Italy





Hall #3

Is the Shroud a clever Forgery?

  • No traces of pigment

  • Image is a photo-negative

  • Anatomically advanced depiction






Hall #4

Methods of Determining the true Age of the Shroud:

  • Ancient Middle Eastern production technique

  • The pollen trail

  • Vanillin degradation

  • Carbon-14 Dating





Hall #5

Medical and Forensic Evidence:

  • Scourge marks

  • Nail wounds in wrist and feet

  • Wound on the side

  • Separation of hemoglobin and plasma

  • Death occurring soon after crucifixion            

[corroborating Bible texts]





Hall #6

How did the Image get on the Cloth?

  • Chemical interaction, Radiation

  • The sharpness of the image strongly suggests that only a sudden burst of energy could have produced the photographically clear image.


[relevant Bible texts, i.e. “Behold I show you a mystery …
we shall all be changed, in an instant …“  1.Cor 15]






Hall #7

The 'da Vinci Code' & Knights Templar Connections:

  • Debunking the theories asserting that Leonardo da Vinci was the creator of the Shroud.

  • “Last Supper” imagery: a depiction of the Gospel accounts.

  • Forensic evidence from the Shroud proves Jesus could not have physically survived the crucifixion

  • The Knights Templar and the Shroud of Turin

Please see also illustrated article:
A Non-Fiction Interpretation
Leonardo da Vinci's the “Last Supper”





Links to related pages:

Shroud of Turin Info & Research Results

A Non-Fiction Interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci's the “Last Supper”