Who's your mummy? Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:41 in Paleontology & Archaeology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - DNA from mummies found at a site once known for its cult to the Egyptian god of the afterlife is unwrapping intriguing insight into the people of ancient Egypt, including a surprise discovery that they had scant genetic ties to sub-Saharan Africa.

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