Radiocarbon dating of the Shroud of Turin

@article{Damon1989RadiocarbonDO,
  title={Radiocarbon dating of the Shroud of Turin},
  author={Paul E. Damon and Douglas J. Donahue and B. H. Gore and A. L. Hatheway and A. J. Timothy Jull and Timothy W. Linick and Patrick J. Sercel and Laurence J. Toolin and Christopher Bronk and Edward T. Hall and Robert E. M. Hedges and Rupert A. Housley and Ian A. Law and Colin Perry and Georges Bonani and Susan E. Trumbore and Willy Woelfli and Janet Ambers and Sheridan Bowman and Morven N. Leese and Michael S. Tite},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1989},
  volume={337},
  pages={611-615}
}
Very small samples from the Shroud of Turin have been dated by accelerator mass spectrometry in laboratories at Arizona, Oxford and Zurich. As controls, three samples whose ages had been determined independently were also dated. The results provide conclusive evidence that the linen of the Shroud of Turin is mediaeval. 

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