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Ancient Egyptians were more European than African, groundbreaking DNA research on mummies reveals.

At some point in Egyptian history somebody had to have said, there goes the neighborhood.

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A new DNA analysis of Ancient Egyptians shows they were more Turkish and European than African.

The team of scientists has recovered and analysed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately 1400 BC to 400 AD - and they discovered they were genetically similar to people from the Mediterranean.

Researchers from the University of Tuebingen and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, conducted the first study to establish a proper genetic database to study the ancient past.

To read more on The Mirror:

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/ancient-egyptians-were-more-european-10530527

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