Genetic analysis has proven that Egyptian kings and royalty did not have strong genetic links to Africa. Instead they were more related to Neolithic Levantine, Anatolian, and European populations.

Geneticists and researchers studied DNA acquired from mummified Egyptian kings and royalty that lived between 1400 B.C. and 400 A.D. The mummies tested didn’t have strong genetic links to Africa. They were more aligned with West Asians than Africans according to scientists at the Max Planck Institute.

Wolfgang Haak, the scientist who led the genetic study, said the genetics of Egyptian people has changed in the past 1,500 years to be more unlike the Pharaohs. “This suggests that an increase in Sub-Saharan African gene flow into Egypt occurred within the last 1,500 years,” Haak said. 

“Afrocentric” scholars have been pushing for years that Egyptian kings were African. This testing completely debunks that theory. This should not be entirely shocking as it was well known that Cleopatra was Greek as the video below points out.

More than 151 mummies were tested for genetics, so it was a widespread test. The scientists recovered mitochondrial genomes from 90 individuals

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Source: Daily Caller

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