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TitleEgyptian mummy DNA reveals close relationship of ancient Egyptians and Near Easterners and an influx of Sub-Saharan African admixture into Egypt after the Roman era.
Study TypeOther
Abstract Here we present 90 mitochondrial genomes as well as genome-wide datasets from three individuals obtained from Egyptian mummies. The samples recovered from Middle Egypt span around 1,300 years of ancient Egyptian history from the New Kingdom to the Roman Period. Our analyses reveal that ancient Egypt .. [more]
Description Here we present 90 mitochondrial genomes as well as genome-wide datasets from three individuals obtained from Egyptian mummies. The samples recovered from Middle Egypt span around 1,300 years of ancient Egyptian history from the New Kingdom to the Roman Period. Our analyses reveal that ancient Egypt .. [more]
Center NameUNIVERSITY OF TUEBINGEN