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He is muscular and tall (various experts have measured him as from 1.70 to 1.88 m or 5 ft 7 in to 6 ft 2 in).
The cloth itself is believed by some to be the burial shroud he was wrapped in when he was buried after crucifixion.
The origins of the shroud and its images are the subject of intense debate among theologians, historians and other researchers.
Diverse arguments have been made in scientific and popular publications claiming to prove that the cloth is the authentic burial shroud of Jesus, based on disciplines ranging from chemistry to biology and medical forensics to optical image analysis.
It is used as part of the devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus. The shroud is rectangular, measuring approximately 4.4 by 1.1 metres (14 ft 5 in × 3 ft 7 in).
The cloth is woven in a three-to-one herringbone twill composed of flax fibrils.