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It probably originated from Greece. X is high in Greece, the Balkans and Asia Minor. But the maternal X could not have got to the America's without a parallel paternal Y haplogroup. The Northern Balkans are high in I and R1a. On the other hand Anatolia and Crete are high in J2. But we do not find I, R1a, J2 or even E in the America's. This means that it probably does not denote significant Minoan contact. The absence of G, E, T, Y haplogroups also rules out contact between Greece and the Americas during the Neolithic period. I think the simple explanation is that it corresponds to a Mycenaean source. The part of Greece that has the largest percentage of R1b is Southern Greece(Attica+Peloponnese) at 20.5% (



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Haplogroup X 815 Archaic 10-Nov-19 00:46
Re: Haplogroup X 195 AndyBlackard 10-Nov-19 22:03
Re: Haplogroup X 139 thirdpal 13-Nov-19 17:51
Re: Haplogroup X 131 AndyBlackard 14-Nov-19 17:30
Re: Haplogroup X 110 Archaic 14-Nov-19 21:39
Re: Haplogroup X 118 Spiros 15-Nov-19 15:46
Re: Haplogroup X 89 AndyBlackard 18-Nov-19 19:43
Re: Haplogroup X 66 Spiros 20-Nov-19 15:24
Re: Haplogroup X 71 AndyBlackard 21-Nov-19 12:55
Re: Haplogroup X 83 AndyBlackard 18-Nov-19 19:40
Re: Haplogroup X 68 Archaic 24-Nov-19 02:14
Re: Haplogroup X 52 AndyBlackard 24-Nov-19 22:41
Re: Haplogroup X 53 Glass Jigsaw 25-Nov-19 01:28
Re: Haplogroup X 96 Glass Jigsaw 19-Nov-19 02:15
Re: Haplogroup X 104 AndyBlackard 19-Nov-19 15:14
Re: Haplogroup X 71 Glass Jigsaw 20-Nov-19 16:44
Re: Haplogroup X 77 Susan Doris 20-Nov-19 15:48
Re: Haplogroup X 74 AndyBlackard 21-Nov-19 14:48
Re: Haplogroup X 83 Glass Jigsaw 21-Nov-19 18:45
Re: Haplogroup X 86 Susan Doris 22-Nov-19 12:03
Re: Haplogroup X 95 CJD1965 25-Nov-19 02:03

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