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From: "Anatole Klyosov" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 05:30:08 -0500
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> From: Robert Tar?n <>
>The results for King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA reveal STR values of 393=13 and
>H4=11...
>... and from my understanding there is a conversion of subtracting one from
>H4 to get the FTDNA equivalent.

This is a key point. Because as everyone in this Forum knows better than me,
this 13, 11 pair gives R1b and R1a with a much higher probability.

Anatole Klyosov

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> The results for King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA reveal STR values of 393=13 and
> H4=11. They used the AmpF\STR Yfiler PCR amplification process and from my
> understanding there is a conversion of subtracting one from H4 to get the
> FTDNA equivalent. Looking at frequencies for 393=13 and H4=10 in Whit's
> Haplogroup Predictor, this is what comes up.
>
> Mediterranean
> I2a = 30.3%
> R1b = 19.2%
>
> Equal Priors
> I2a = 17.9%
> I1 = 15.7%
> T = 13.6%
> G1 = 10.5%
>
> East Europe
> I2a = 32.6%
> I1 = 30.4%
> R1a = 12.7%
> R1b = 11.0%
>
> Northwest Europe
> R1b = 50.7%
> I1 = 35.3
>
> I realize this is only for 2 markers but does this project a likelihood of
> Tut's haplogroup being I2a? Interesting to speculate.


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