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From: Gabriela Novak <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Queen of Egypt Mummy
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 10:57:30 -0400
There have been some successful DNA tests on mummies, so my hopes are
I'll check which ones are at the Royal Ontario Museum. This should be
a project of global interest, I can't believe something like this has
not been done yet.
On 30-Jun-07, at 3:11 AM, brian quinn wrote:
> Gabriela, I wouldn't be at all surprised that some male mummys were
> found to
> be R1b, especially the earliest dynasty, like some of the tribes on
> other side of the Sinai and just like their modern population. They
> not be surprised at all. They probably looking for the funds to
> start a
> testing lab and get the credit and consequent jobs themselves and
> Though I have a suspicion that all those unguents/bitumen/natron
> etc might
> well spoil the dna.
> Brian Quinn
> Message: 11
> Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 16:30:28 -0400
> From: Gabriela Novak <>
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Queen of Egypt Mummy...
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> 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.
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