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Half of European men share King Tut's DNA

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Nearly half of all Western European men are related to the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, British media report, citing a team of geneticists in Switzerland.

Scientists at a Zurich-based DNA genealogy center, reconstructed the DNA profile of the boy Pharaoh, who ascended the throne at the age of nine more than 3,000 years ago.

The results showed that King Tut belonged to a genetic profile group to which more than 50 per cent of all men in Western Europe belong, indicating that they share a common ancestor.

Around 70 per cent of Spanish and 60 per cent of French men also belong to the genetic group of the Pharaoh, while the figure among modern-day Egyptian males does not exceed 1 percent, the study says.


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  • :) Awesome, I always thought King Tut was a stud but finally modern science has proven him to be just that

  • Solutrean

    So it’s R1b?

  • Larry Edwards

    Ha-ha-heh, betcha get some fools to believe this crap too. The entire white race has only been around on this earth about 6000 years. So I guess overnight these superior whites were highly civilized enuff 2 build such an impressive civilization. Oh, sure, sure, and certainly 100 years from now, Martin Luther King will be a white man.
    I only wish whites did have an illustrious history of good works; but alas, it is not to be. It is what is is.

    • brave burger

      Hm this is not about color, this is about genetics.

    • CDriver

      Stuff it Larry! Tut’s R1b and so am I. Sorry dude! Only 6000 years? Guess that makes us the new kid on the block. Never underestimate a younger brother, he just might kick your rear all over the place.

  • lookinatfools

    genes do not lie, if it says he is eastern european than he is. acting like a racist bigot gets us nowhere.

  • Amazed

    I always thought white supremacists were as narrow-minded as humanity got.

    Then I realised there were creationist white-supremacists!

    I imagine that only creationist white-supremacists who were also Nazis could be more bigoted and small minded than that.

  • STFU

    Ohh fuck off already.. I’m the real God choosen people here so becarefull what you wish for PUNK !!!!
    :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Larry Edwards

    Okay, okay, let us all reason together a bit because whites must have a DNA type also. Since Africans are aboriginal people, then they must have the original DNA; therefore all European people must have the DNA of some Africans, whether known or unknown.
    After all Africa is the birthplace of humanity, where all human-life began.

  • JoJo

    It’s alright Larry Edwards, I still love you even if you hate me because of the color of my skin. I was raised to be racist and have overcome the hate I was taught. I hope you too find peace in your heart.

  • Great news, I think you found my dad :-8

  • timarete

    Contemporary are a Semitic group as far as I can gather. Ancient Greeks considered Egyptians as separate to others in the area

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