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From: Raymond Whritenour <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Has anyone here gotten DNA from hair? Or archaeologicalbones?
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:34:23 -0500
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You would have to ask them (FTDNA). Pricing might be case-specific, but, I know someone who asked, recently, and received an estimate in that ball park. Ray W.
> Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:32:29 +1300
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Has anyone here gotten DNA from hair? Or archaeologicalbones?
> Would that $750 ball park also apply to archaeological teeth/ bones?
> A person of interest to my surname project died about the year 1200, and is
> lying in a cathedral crypt. Although I have never tried, I presume that
> road blocks and red tape would prevent access to attempt DNA sampling from
> this type of source.
> I have often wondered about DNA testing of archaeological Bronze Age, Iron
> Age, or even Anglo Saxon teeth/ bones from my ancestral area of UK. Clearly
> such a lottery would not likely tell me about my own specific Y-DNA line,
> but it would potentially tell something about the which ancient populations
> have matches with local populations in the area.
> As archaeological DNA testing becomes more feasible, perhaps it could
> potentially support an "archaeological-dna" forum of it's own. Are there
> any such forums existing at the moment?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Raymond Whritenour
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2012 7:51 AM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Has anyone here gotten DNA from hair?
> By the way, FTDNA will still do testing on a non-standard sample, for
> somewhere around $750. Ray Whritenour
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