G2a2b2

News for G2a2b2 persons
Sorry! Last year you were somewhere within the G2a4 group, but the G2a4 category was abolished recently. Because of the confirmation that L223 constitutes a broader super group that includes you and the men of the new G2a2a (M286) and G2a2c (L293) subgroups, your subgroup had to be moved in order to be under L223 in the tree but your most specific subgroup remains still under L223's subgroup L91.
The overall L91 subgroup (G2a2b) was involved in the biggest news of 2011 for G persons, namely that the mummified Iceman found in the Italian Alps shares your L91 (G2a2b) mutation. Because he has been relialbly dated to a little over 5000 yrs old, this means that L91 is at least that old. Since L91 is only a tiny fraction of the European population today, this is good evidence that your early L91 cousins in Europe were not too successful in populating the continent though they seem to have brought metal tools and agriculture to Europe from the Near East. The Iceman's nearest relatives are said to be in Sardinia. This provides some evidence also that the L91 men had seafaring skills.
Within the project, the eastern boundaries of the L91 subgroup have been expanded with the addition of a sample from among the Bakhtiari of western Iran. So this tells us L91 has expanded beyond Europe, North Africa and Armenia, as was known earlier.
 
You are fortunate to be within a subgroup that can be easily recognized because of a mutation that has developed at the DYF3151a marker, and 100% of you have tested for this.  So I cannot really provide any recommendations at this time for additional testing to subgroup you further.  If more men are added to your subgroup in the coming months, we will be looking for ways to subgroup you further.
 
 
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