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The surprising ancestry of ancient Egyptians: First ever genome study of mummies reveals they were more Turkish and European than African



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'However in the last 1,500 years Egypt became more genetically African, whereas the ancient Egyptians showed almost no sub-Saharan African ancestry and high affinity to ancient Near Eastern and European populations....'

The study found that ancient Egyptians were most closely related to ancient populations in the Levant (modern day Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Lebanon), and were also closely related to Neolithic populations from the Anatolian Peninsula and Europe.

Old Kingdom statues of prince Rahotep and his wife Nofret:

Khufu's vizier Hemiunu:


As I have said many a time, the Dynastic Egyptians, the peoples who began kingship in Egypt, did not originate from Africa, but rather greater Mesopotamia....

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