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Shroud Of Turin Dated Back To Jesus' Time Period
2013-03-29 18:14:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just in time for Easter, an ancient linen cloth believed to be an image of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion was dated back to about the time he would have been around, according to a report by the Telegraph. Giulio Fanti, a professor at Padua University, and journalist Saverio Gaeta say they have dated the 14-foot-long cloth known as the "Shroud of Turin," which bears the image of a man with wounds similar to those who suffered...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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