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    Thread: The Etruscans from Felsina and surroundings: genomic evidence from the Po Valley duri
Post: RE: The Etruscans from Felsina and surroundings: g...

Did so in the discussion thread, not sure about the J one, no surprises I think Pylsteen Wrote: (06-01-2024, 05:43 PM) -- alexfritz Wrote: (06-01-2024, 12:42 AM) -- the paper (PHD) is now accessa...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Ancient (aDNA) 7 968 06-03-2024, 01:02 PM
    Thread: Genetic Genealogy & Ancient DNA (DISCUSSION ONLY)
Post: RE: Genetic Genealogy & Ancient DNA (DISCUSSION ON...

miquirumba Wrote: (06-02-2024, 06:42 PM) -- there is a female sample with maternal haplo L3e1a3b  what do you think about it? slavery? it's a common bantu peoples clade -- she is from around the 2n...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Ancient (aDNA) 359 56,668 06-02-2024, 07:39 PM
    Thread: Genetic Genealogy & Ancient DNA (DISCUSSION ONLY)
Post: RE: Genetic Genealogy & Ancient DNA (DISCUSSION ON...

alexfritz Wrote: (06-01-2024, 12:42 AM) -- the paper (PHD) is now accessable Palaeogenetic analyses on human ancient remains. The Etruscans from Felsina and surroundings: genomic evidence from the ...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Ancient (aDNA) 359 56,668 06-01-2024, 05:43 PM
    Thread: Coming Soon: Y-DNA Haplogroups for Family Finder
Post: RE: Coming Soon: Y-DNA Haplogroups for Family Find...

Mabrams Wrote: (05-25-2024, 12:29 PM) -- Riverman Wrote: (05-25-2024, 12:10 PM) -- And I hope they show the MyHeritage results publicly, because one of the more interesting matches, not paternal, bu...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
FTDNA 566 28,796 05-25-2024, 01:36 PM
    Thread: Coming Soon: Y-DNA Haplogroups for Family Finder
Post: RE: Coming Soon: Y-DNA Haplogroups for Family Find...

I see new assignments every day in the project, very exciting times.
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
FTDNA 566 28,796 05-23-2024, 04:40 PM
    Thread: E-V13 - Theories on its Origin and New Data
Post: RE: E-V13 - Theories on its Origin and New Data

It seems, and that's an open door but still good to remind, that in the discover tree the frequencies are being skewed towards the clades which SNPs are present in the FF tests; this makes it difficul...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
E1b1b-M215 1,153 54,486 05-22-2024, 02:34 PM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

Rodoorn Wrote: (05-20-2024, 06:56 AM) -- Nevertheless Jews were very present in the little towns in the North, I was grown up near Winschoten which contained before ww2 relative the most Jewish citiz...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-20-2024, 07:37 AM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

My post from earlier in this thread is pretty much how I think about the origins of the Ashkenazim, summarized: Proto-Ashkenazim resulting from a bottleneck of Western Jews, likely between ca. 600-900...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-19-2024, 08:20 PM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

Ok, first a post about specifically the Sephardic migrations out on top of my head... as you know it is close to my heart since my jewish gg-mother was a quarter Portugese-jewish. So, what may Sephar...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-19-2024, 07:05 PM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

I wanted to comment on your last message, but I see you've deleted it; in any case, the family of Uri halevi (who is the direct paternal ancestor of rabbi Jacobs, and from whom I descend as well) is c...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-19-2024, 11:45 AM
    Thread: Coming Soon: Y-DNA Haplogroups for Family Finder
Post: RE: Coming Soon: Y-DNA Haplogroups for Family Find...

In my project, there are quite a number of men who tested early (>10y ago), only Y-dna, so they will not get a more refined result; however, be sure to check their Y-DNA matches, some of them may have...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
FTDNA 566 28,796 05-19-2024, 07:17 AM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

I'll elaborate later today, there are some interesting insights from a.o. our friend Penninx.
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-19-2024, 06:48 AM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

I think the 17th century Leeuwarden jews (from which I partly descend!) will largely be similar to German jews from that era, indeed Emden was an important point of origin. They will be largely descen...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-18-2024, 01:00 PM
    Thread: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread
Post: RE: Ashkenazi Jewish Origins Thread

Rodoorn Wrote: (05-18-2024, 08:03 AM) -- I'm curious about your opinion about the following case.  My Y-DNA is E-V22/ E-L1401. And I seriously suspect that this is a Jewish (Ashkenazim)  lineage. Why...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Jewish 52 2,691 05-18-2024, 08:57 AM
    Thread: Steppe Ancestry in western Eurasia and the spread of the Germanic Languages
Post: RE: Steppe Ancestry in western Eurasia and the spr...

Some time ago I counted the number of newly born subclades of P312 lineages in the FTDNA time tree, for DF19 there seem to be several growth bursts: 1. Initial Bell Beaker peak (ca. 2100-2000 BC), m...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Ancient (aDNA) 400 38,313 04-26-2024, 12:11 PM
    Thread: J2(a) Stats
Post: RE: J2(a) Stats

There seem to be a few German and Swiss subclades downstream in the Time Tree (https://discover.familytreedna.com/y-dna/J-PF5169/tree) if you scroll down, perhaps you belong there.
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
J2a-M410 16 527 04-15-2024, 07:11 PM
    Thread: Just for fun. What are your two way closest samples?
Post: RE: Just for fun. What are your two way closest s...

some of the closest with the ancient individuals (selection from several with the same distance) Code: -- 0.021 Pylsteen = 96% England_EarlyMedieval:I14534 + 4% Indonesia_Flores_LiangToge_LIA:LI...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Autosomal (auDNA) 47 2,315 04-14-2024, 08:44 AM
    Thread: North Dutch discussions
Post: RE: North Dutch discussions

Byrne et al. (2020): Dutch population structure across space, time and GWAS design (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-18418-4)
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Autosomal (auDNA) 13 597 03-31-2024, 08:43 PM
    Thread: Famous/Semi-Famous R1b-U152 men
Post: RE: Famous/Semi-Famous R1b-U152 men

Interesting, he was suspected L21 before I think... here Washington's tree in wikitree (https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Washington-11), I don't know how accurate it is.
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
R1b-U152 45 1,850 03-29-2024, 08:47 PM
    Thread: Steppe Ancestry in western Eurasia and the spread of the Germanic Languages
Post: RE: Steppe Ancestry in western Eurasia and the spr...

Rodoorn Wrote: (03-22-2024, 05:57 PM) -- alanarchae Wrote: (03-22-2024, 05:47 PM) -- what is the yDNA of the eastern north sea group? -- So from memory: R1b P312 (subclades) and R-U106>Z381 (>Z156...
Pylsteen
Pylsteen
Ancient (aDNA) 400 38,313 03-22-2024, 08:53 PM