06/08/2011 05:09 pm ET Updated Aug 08, 2011

Artist Claims Giotto Was Creator Of Turin Shroud

The Holy Shroud of Turin, one of the most venerated objects of the Christian faith, was in fact the work of the great Italian pre-Renaissance painter Giotto, the author of a new book on the subject claimed yesterday.
Luciano Buso, a painter and art restorer from Treviso, said several veiled appearances of the number 15, hidden in the fabric by the artist, indicate Giotto created the shroud in 1315.

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