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From: Gabriela Novak <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Queen of Egypt Mummy...
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 16:30:28 -0400
Do you know if any of the Egyptian mummies stored in museums around
the world have been tested?
On 29-Jun-07, at 4:19 PM, Cheryl Simani wrote:
> It seems that the Egyptian authorities are tightly controlling all
> DNA testing on the royal mummies. A few years back they make the
> assertion that (their) DNA tests proved modern Egyptians are the
> direct descendants of the ancient Egyptians. This statement smacks
> of a political agenda.
> "Peter J. Roberts" <> wrote:
> This is one of several news reports noting that Douglas Wallace
> would DNA test a mummy believed to be Ramesses I.
> Dr. Wallace told me he has no DNA results because the mummy was
> returned to Eqypt and he was not permitted to complete the project.
> I find it remarkable that there are no published DNA results from
> Eqyptian royal mummies.
> Sincerely, Peter
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