Tory
re: European King Tutankhaten
Wed Nov 29, 2017 03:17
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Tut does not just have one grandfather. Every human being as two grandfathers, a paternal and a maternal one. The autosomal DNA results make Amenhotep III the maternal grandfather of Tut, not his paternal grandfather. Now if Tut belongs to the R1b1a2 Y-DNA haplogroup, that must mean his paternal father was the European Hittite prince. There is no way on earth, no way, that the Theban male kings of this dynasty were Y-DNA R1b1a2 positive and yet no one else in the whole of Africa belongs to this Y-DNA haplogroup today.

  • re: European King TutankhatenMarianne Luban, Tue Nov 28 15:59
    Tory: "R1b1a2 cannot possibly be the Y-DNA of Amenhotep IV, III, and the rest of the male line back to the Theban dynasty founder. This Y-haplogroup is virtually non-existent in Egypt and everywhere... more
    • re: European King Tutankhaten — Tory, Wed Nov 29 03:17
      • re: European King TutankhatenMarianne Luban, Fri Dec 1 07:54
        And, by the way, just go here and you'll find an entire chart of where the haplogroup in question can be found in Africa and to what degree. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haplogroup_R1b
        • re: European King TutankhatenMarianne Luban, Wed Dec 6 12:04
          You know, though, I think the 18th Dynasty royals have some unknown story connected to their DNA and, if someone had time and the right program, they might be able to figure out what the story was. I ... more
      • re: European King TutankhatenMarianne Luban, Fri Dec 1 07:40
        Tory: "Tut does not just have one grandfather. Every human being as two grandfathers, a paternal and a maternal one. The autosomal DNA results make Amenhotep III the maternal grandfather of Tut, not... more
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