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From: Charles Hollenbeck <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Dr. Wells and his R1b in Iberia for LGM hypothesis -FTDNA conf follow-up
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 15:41:05 -0700
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In an odd way, this may be true. 'The Old Man of Cro-Magnon' (and all his
presumed kin) have turned out to be much, much later intrusive burials -
post LGM burials. They are *not* Aurignacian, nor even Gravettian,
Solutrian, etc.


On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Michael Walsh <> wrote:

> ------> My comments: ...

> However, Dr. Wells is the chief of the National Genographic Project.
> This is an on-going project spending millions of dollars. I think
> they should keep their web site fairly current and objective. They
> are still calling R-M343 the Cro-Magnon man of Western Europe. I'm
> actually okay with that hypothesis, even though I now think it is
> doubtful. My concern is that they do not acknowledge that there are
> other hypotheses that have credence and that they do not explain why
> their scenario is more likely.
> R1b (M343) Nat'l Geno ->

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