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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 08:12:33 -0700
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Your predictor box probably does not have I2* which is most interesting
possibility. However, of the clades of I2* the one with 13,10 at these STRs
would not be my guess.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Tarín" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:59 AM
Subject: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup


> 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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