August 25, 1978

On August 25, 1978, the Shroud of Turin went on display for the first time in 45 years. The public was assured that it was the original, as it had a tag with the following writing on it, in what is believed to be a form of ancient Aramaic; 秦制.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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