Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication

Phys.OrgDNA found at archaeological sites reveals that the origins of our domestic cat are in the Near East and ancient Egypt. Cats were domesticated by the first farmers some 10,000 years ago. They later spread across Europe and other parts of the world via DNA Reveals How Domestic Cats Originated and Spread Across the Globe ..

Egyptian Mummy DNA Study Suggests Close Ties With Middle East, Europe

NewsweekMany treasures have been found in the mummy-laden crypts of ancient Egyptians, such as items made of gold, silver and other precious metals. But the mummies themselves contain a very valuable material—DNA—holding important information about the …The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies ..

Mummy DNA shows that the ancients don’t have much in common with modern Egyptians

The VergeScientists have extracted and analyzed DNA from mummies that are thousands of years old, and they have found that the ancient Egyptians are actually more genetically similar to people living today in the Near East — countries like Israel, Lebanon, and …Egyptian mummy study suggests close ties to Near East ..

Ancient Mummies Finally Give Up Their Genetic Secrets

SmithsonianSarcophagus. The sarcophagus of Tadja, one of the mummies from Abusir el Meleq that had its DNA analyzed in a new study. (Aegyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung). By Ben Panko. smithsonian.com in 15 hours. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0. Historically …Egyptian Mummy DNA Study Suggests Close Ties With Middle East, Europe ..

DNA from ancient Egyptian mummies reveals their ancestry

Washington PostAncient Egyptians were an archaeologist’s dream. They left behind intricate coffins, massive pyramids and gorgeous hieroglyphs, the pictorial writing code cracked in 1799. Egyptians recorded tales of royalty and gods. They jotted down life’s Egyptian Mummy DNA Study Suggests Close Ties With Middle East, Europe ..

Who were the ancient Egyptians? Mummy DNA reveals surprising clues

The VergeMummies from ancient Egypt have revealed another secret — some of them share very little of the sub-Saharan African ancestry that dominates the genetic heritage of modern Egyptians. Egypt key points. Key points. Genetic analysis done on 93 mummies …Egyptian mummy study suggests close ties to Near East ..

Rare mummy DNA has revealed clues about the relatives of ancient Egyptians

Wired.co.ukEgypt’s location; its close links with Africa, Asia and Europe, its rich, documented history, and the preserved remains of its mummies make it the ideal testbed for the study of ancient populations. However, the accuracy of the DNA extracted from these …The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies ..

The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies is in

CBS NewsModern Egyptians have more DNA from sub-Saharan Africa than mummies entombed in their country, according to the first genome data on mummies. The findings are helping researchers gauge the impact of history on Egyptians’ genetics. The international …Egyptian Mummy DNA Study Suggests Close Ties With Middle East, Europe ..

The First Genome Data from Ancient Egyptian Mummies

Laboratory EquipmentAn international team of scientists, led by researchers from the University of Tuebingen and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, successfully recovered and analyzed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from …Egyptian mummy study suggests close ties to Near East ..