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From: "Dienekes Pontikos" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] TRMCA for R1b1
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 19:31:33 +0200
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On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 7:24 PM, Vincent Vizachero <> wrote:
> If R-M269 entered Europe during the Neolithic

That is a very big if.

>, then believing that a
> patrlineal ancestor of R-M269 was in Europe pre-LGM would involve
> migrations from Asia into Europe, then back into Asia, and then back
> into Europe with nary an evidentiary trace remaining of the first two
> legs of that (hypothetical) journey.


>
> The case for ancestors of R-M269 being in paleolithic Europe depended
> on very specific arguments

Perhaps the case of an Iberian refugium depended on that, and perhaps
that case has collapsed, but Europe is a big place.



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