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Laird Scranton Wrote:
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> The era represented by the DNA is a thousand or
> more years into Dynastic Egypt, and so doesn't
> give much insight into the origins of Pharonic
> culture. More instructive would be testing from an
> earlier era.

Unless you are of the mind the AE were magically genetically replaced during this period it certainly does. And regardless, it only further supports the archaeology going back thousands of years before the formation of the Dynastic state which often shows quite clearly Levantine cultural and material origins not to mention Mesopotamian influence on the formation of the Dynastic state. Or for that matter the morphological skeletal differences noted by Petrie in Elite Dynasty 0 burials at Abydos compared to the more indigenous population, burials which were clearly done in the Mesopotamian style including Mesopotamian type artifacts and burial customs.

You show an image of Djedefre and a modern member of the Dogon tribe as if they are somehow related yet ignore the fact, among many, the Dogon are nearly 2500 miles from the Nile not to mention there was no "Dogon" until c. the 11th-15th century AD. And the relations the AE did have with native Africans, well documented over thousands of years by the AE themselves, were with the Nubians to the south and not the "Dogon" nearly 2500 miles away who didn't even exist during pharaonic Egypt. And its interesting that a gap of 1,000yrs is a problem for you regarding the DNA testing, despite the fact this DNA would have a history of the same period and then some just to get to that point, yet you have no problem with a 4,500+ yr gap between Djedefre and a modern Dogon based on nothing more than full lips, which quite frankly otherwise look nothing alike. Nice try Laird.

Ankhaf of the 4th Dynasty has full lips but he is not African:

Again, Rahotep and Nofret from the OK have full lips but they are not African:

Hemiunu obviously is not African:


Reserve heads from the 4th Dynasty:
African:

Not African:


Note the full lips of Sargon of Akkad c.2300BC:

African or not African?



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 02-Jun-17 23:22 by Thanos5150.

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DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 2565 Thanos5150 02-Jun-17 15:42
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 726 Laird Scranton 02-Jun-17 15:53
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 630 Thanos5150 02-Jun-17 18:08
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 662 Laird Scranton 02-Jun-17 20:08
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 672 Thanos5150 02-Jun-17 23:19
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 657 Laird Scranton 03-Jun-17 03:56
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 614 Notinham 03-Jun-17 05:04
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 567 Thanos5150 03-Jun-17 14:49
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 565 Notinham 03-Jun-17 16:00
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 839 Eddie Larry 04-Jun-17 00:38
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 408 Heliograph 29-Jun-17 11:06
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 494 Eddie Larry 29-Jun-17 14:16
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 509 Thanos5150 29-Jun-17 16:33
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 627 Notinham 02-Jun-17 16:06
Ancient Egyptians were closely related to people who lived along the eastern Mediterranean 630 HH Holmes 26-Jun-17 19:38
Mod Note > Duplicate Topic Merged 484 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Jun-17 12:39
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 516 Heliograph 29-Jun-17 10:53
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 526 MDaines 29-Jun-17 14:06
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 598 Thanos5150 29-Jun-17 16:25
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 529 MDaines 30-Jun-17 10:56
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 577 Thanos5150 30-Jun-17 13:56
Egyptian Style Head? 509 Dr. Troglodyte 30-Jun-17 14:30
Re: Egyptian Style Head? 556 Eddie Larry 30-Jun-17 14:36
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 509 MDaines 01-Jul-17 07:53
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 575 Thanos5150 01-Jul-17 17:28
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 504 Eddie Larry 01-Jul-17 18:17
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 613 Thanos5150 01-Jul-17 18:38
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 597 MDaines 01-Jul-17 19:58
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 593 Thanos5150 03-Jul-17 14:05
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 512 Thanos5150 29-Jun-17 16:39
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 422 R Avry Wilson 29-Jun-17 17:10
Cuneiform vs Hieroglyph 608 Dr. Troglodyte 29-Jun-17 18:22
Re: Cuneiform vs Hieroglyph 519 Thanos5150 01-Jul-17 20:19
Re: Cuneiform vs Hieroglyph 562 Thanos5150 08-Jul-17 16:12
Re: Cuneiform vs Hieroglyph 296 Eddie Larry 08-Jul-17 18:04
Re: Cuneiform vs Hieroglyph 467 Thanos5150 08-Jul-17 19:30
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 405 Thanos5150 30-Jun-17 20:09
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 468 R Avry Wilson 01-Jul-17 01:55
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 443 Thanos5150 01-Jul-17 03:15
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 553 R Avry Wilson 02-Jul-17 22:02
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 469 MDaines 03-Jul-17 08:04
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 512 Thanos5150 03-Jul-17 14:10
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 435 Thanos5150 03-Jul-17 16:58
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 538 R Avry Wilson 03-Jul-17 22:56
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 374 Thanos5150 04-Jul-17 21:55
The scientific study 387 drrayeye 04-Jul-17 11:09
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 531 Notinham 03-Jul-17 14:17
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 533 Brian Patterson 04-Jul-17 17:58
The genetic evidence 585 drrayeye 04-Jul-17 19:48
Re: The genetic evidence 426 Brian Patterson 05-Jul-17 12:45
Re: The genetic evidence 432 drrayeye 05-Jul-17 15:40
Re: DNA Study Reveals AE Closely Related to Levant and Anatolian Populations 623 lostsheep 04-Jul-17 22:34


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