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From: "Jackson Montgomery-Devoni" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Celts descended from Spanish fishermen, study finds
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 11:43:00 -0400
In-Reply-To: <004201c6dfef$28e82c80$6401a8c0@Richard>


Ya I see what you are saying and it is very interesting sepculation. Well
the haplogroups that tend to be pretty rare in Western Europe today are J2,
G, E3b, K and F which for the most part have been attributed to Neolithic
and pos-Neolithic migrations. But who really knows.




Jackson


>
>I don't know. My belief is that they would be extremely rare in Western
>Europe these days, having disappeared for the most part. Some of the
>ancient
>and prehistoric mtDNA will have survived, but much less of the y-dna. As I
>understand it, even some of the mtDNA haplogroups once found in Western
>Europe are now extinct there. Why should we think the scenario was
>different
>with regard to some of the older y-haplogroups once found there?
>
>Rich
>
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