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From: Robert Tarín <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 14:41:07 -0600
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If one examines some of the screen shots in this video you can almost
decipher some of the markers and the values. I am pretty sure that I
deciphered another marker as 458=16 but I could be wrong. Here is the link
to the video clip:


On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Ken Nordtvedt <>wrote:

> I'm not pushing haplogroup I on Tut. Someone asked a question originally
> about the two STRs suggesting R1b or R1a, and then another brought I into
> the discussion. The only suggestion I have is use those two STR results to
> eliminate haplogroup candidates. It certainly does not point to a specific
> haplogroup.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steven Bird" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 1:22 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] King Tutankhamun's Y-DNA haplogroup
> We ought to keep the time frame in mind. 3 kya in genetic terms is not so
> long ago. What is the likely geographic distribution of I in 1000 BCE,
> well
> within the period of historical records? How many hap I Egyptians are
> there
> today? In three thousand years, would it change that radically? If so,
> why?
> Steve

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