Carabinieri's paramilitary police stands next to the Holy Shroud during a media preview of the Exposition of the Holy Shroud in the Cathedral of Turin April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino/File photo
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A new high-tech forensic study of the blood flows on the Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus' burial cloth, is the latest analysis to suggest that it is most likely a medieval fake.Skeptics say the cloth, which measures 14 feet, 4 inches by 3 feet, 7 inches (4.4 by 1.1 meters), is a masterful medieval forgery.The latest study was restricted to blood flows that would have resulted from some wounds -- those of the left hand, the forearms, a wound in the side that the Bible says was caused by a lance, and blood stains near the waist.
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