At the schools where I work I have a talk series called “unsolved mysteries” wherein I investigate
|Front view of the Shroud of Turin|
It should be noted that since that time, a nuymber of other mechanical and chemical tests have been performed on the Shroud, dating it to between 280 BC and 220 AD, according to CNN.
In fact, I think there is evidence that this is the case in Byzantine Icons. Judge for yourself the similarities in the images- shoulder length hair parted in the middle, long thin nose, thin mustache, gaunt cheeks, often a 2 part beard. Anyone ever ask you how we know what Jesus looked like?