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    Importance notice : this thread is no longer updated. Please check this page for all the ancient European Y-DNA and mtDNA discovered to date.

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    Here is a summary of the samples of ancient DNA from Europe tested so far.

    Ancient Greek DNA

    mtDNA from Grave Circle B in Mycenae (3,600 years old)

    - 1 haplogroup H2
    - 1 haplogroup U5a1
    - 2 haplogroup UK


    Ancient British DNA

    Cheddar Man (9,000 years old, England) => mtDNA haplogroup U5a

    Medieval Anglo-Saxon DNA

    Tracing the Phylogeography of Human Populations in Britain Based on 4th-11th Century mtDNA Genotypes

    mtDNA

    - 15 haplogroup H
    - 1 haplogroup I
    - 4 haplogroup J
    - 1 haplogroup K
    - 4 haplogroup T1
    - 5 haplogroup T2
    - 1 haplogroup T4
    - 1 haplogroup T5
    - 4 haplogroup U5a1
    - 2 haplogroup U5a1a
    - 2 haplogroup U5b
    - 2 haplogroup V
    - 2 haplogroup W
    - 2 haplogroup X
    - 2 haplogroup IWX

    Ancient Celtic DNA

    Ötzi the Iceman (3,000 years old - Austro-Italian border) => mtDNA haplogroup K1

    Ancient Basque DNA

    Late Antiquity Basque DNA (1,400 years old)

    Y-DNA

    - 4 haplogroup I2a
    - 23 haplogroup R1b


    Ancient German DNA

    Lichtenstein Cave Bronze-Age Family (3,000 years old, Lower Saxony) :

    Y-DNA

    - 4 haplogroup I2b*
    - 1 haplogroup R1a
    - 1 haplogroup R1b

    MtDNA

    - 17 haplogroup H
    - 5 haplogroup J (including 1 J1b1)
    - 5 haplogroup T2
    - 9 haplogroup U (including 1 U5b)


    Eneolithic Corded Ware from Eulau (4,600 years old, Saxony)

    Y-DNA

    - 3 haplogroup R1a

    MtDNA

    - 1 haplogroup H
    - 1 haplogroup I
    - 1 haplogroup K1a2
    - 3 haplogroup K1b
    - 1 haplogroup U5b
    - 2 haplogroup X2


    Viking/Norse DNA

    Evidence of Authentic DNA from Danish Viking Age Skeletons Untouched by Humans for 1,000 Years

    MtDNA

    => 18 Viking-age skeletons from Galgedil & Kongemarken :

    - 8 haplogroup H
    - 2 haplogroup I
    - 1 haplogroup J
    - 1 haplogroup K
    - 2 haplogroup T2
    - 1 haplogroup U5a1a
    - 1 haplogroup U7
    - 1 haplogroup X2c

    => 21 Iron-Age skeletons from Bøgebjergård & Skovgaarde :

    - 7 haplogroup H
    - 2 haplogroup I
    - 2 haplogroup J
    - 2 haplogroup K
    - 1 haplogroup R0a
    - 1 haplogroup U2e
    - 1 haplogroup U3a
    - 1 haplogroup U5b1
    - 1 haplogroup V


    - Sven II Estridsen (c.1020-1074), the last Viking king of Denmark => mtDNA haplogroup H
    Last edited by Maciamo; 10-10-11 at 15:53.

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