The links cited in this blog about the DNA bloodlines of some Egyptian pharaohs actually contain evidence that the Europeans are, indeed, the Scythian/Parthian Israelites who migrated out of the Caucasus Mountain region beginning in approximately the 3rd century AD. Both stories have biblical connections.
The link below is from the eutimes.net website, and it reveals the very surprising news that DNA testing of several ancient Egyptian pharaohs indicate that they were racially connected to modern Western Europeans (Caucasians). The first link opens to a videoclip of a well-known Egyptologist who discusses that DNA testing of a previously-unidentified mummy show it to be Pharaoh Akhenaton, the son of Amenhotep III and father of Tutankhamun (“King Tut”). Akhenaton is known as a “heretic” pharaoh as he rejected the pagan pantheon of Egyptian deities and served the “One God” which he called “Aten” or “Aton.” I discuss his reign on pages 212-214 of my book, The Origins and Empire of Ancient Israel. That portion of my book discusses the conclusions of David Rohl’s book, Pharaohs and Kings, which was the subject of a multi-part A&E cable-TV channel documentary years ago. Rohl’s book concluded that a proper understanding of the confusing Egyptian king-lists places Pharaoh Akhenaton (and Tutankhamun) as contemporaries of Israel’s King David. One can understand that Israel’s monotheism reached such a place of ascendancy during King David and Solomon’s reigns that surrounding nations also were temporarily attached to it as well (as is asserted in II Chronicles 9:23). At the beginning of his reign when Solomon “loved the Lord” and “walk[ed] in the statutes of King David his father,” he married a daughter of Egypt’s pharaoh (I Kings 3:1-3). Does it make sense that Solomon in his early period of righteousness would marry a daughter of a polytheist? No it doesn’t. The biblical accounts support the view of David Rohl that for a short time in Egypt’s history, the “heretic” pharaohs were monotheists due to their being influenced by King David (and Solomon)–who were far more powerful than the contemporary nation of Egypt.
The videoclip does not mention the Western European nature of Pharaoh Akhenaton, but a text story accompanying the videoclip does. It is sometimes hard to open, so I have attached the text portion below after the link. The conclusion that the “heretic” monotheist pharaohs had Western European DNA brings up a fascinating possibility. Since the Western Europeans are the modern descendants of the ten tribes of Israel and a few ancient pharaohs share that same DNA origin, were the “heretic” pharaohs of Egypt actually Israelites who were appointed by King David as vassal rulers over Egypt when it was dominated by the Israelite/Phoenician Empire? How else does one explain the DNA linkage between those few Egyptian pharaohs and Israelite DNA? Biblical references to Egypt are based on the Hebrew word, “Mitsraim,” which identifies a son of Ham (Genesis 10:6) so Egypt’s pharaohs would usually have been Hamites. That Egypt’s “monotheist” pharaonic period was contemporary with Israel’s King David and that Western European DNA was found in those monotheists pharaohs argues that Egypt’s pharaohs during the reigns of David and Solomon were actually Israelite regents who ruled Egypt as an Israelite vassal nation. When Israel had its civil war soon after the death of Solomon, Egypt reasserted its historic traditions and the “monotheist” pharaohs were quickly overthrown and pagan deities were restored.
In the text portion below, there is a very interesting map of Europe which shows the “Western European” haplotype distribution among modern European nations. It shows that the most “European” DNA (i.e. “Israelite” DNA according to my books’ conclusions) is found in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, France and the Basque region of Northern Spain. Substantial Israelite DNA is found in the Benelux nations, Germany, Denmark, Southern Scandinavia and Northern Italy. This makes sense historically and ethnically as northern Scandinavia has more of an Oriental “Laplander” heritage (from Japheth’s bloodline) and there is less “Western European/Caucasian/Israelite” DNA in southern Italy and in Eastern Europe. Of particular interest to me is that Spain exhibits just as much “Western European” DNA as does France and Germany. Spain’s DNA profile argues that Spain should be included as one of the modern nations descended from the tribes of Israel even though it is not clearly pinpointed among the “latter day” Israelite nations described in the prophecy in Genesis 49 which is examined in detail in my book series). As documented in my books, ancient Spain was heavily colonized and ruled by the Phoenician and Carthaginian Empires (both of which were Israelite), so Spain had much Israelite DNA from its Celtic period long before it received even more Israelite DNA during the Gothic invasions many centuries later.
Another vital point to note in the map below of Europe’s DNA history is that the Western European gene (i.e. the “Israelite” gene) can be clearly traced back to the Black Sea/Caucasus Mountain region. That is the very region where the “Sacae” Scythians (named after “Isaac” as was prophesied in Genesis 21:12) lived for many centuries after the exiled ten tribes of Israel migrated there after being driven out of the Promised Land by the Assyrians. That Scythian region is also the place to which millions of Parthians fled after the fall of their empire to the Sassanian Persians circa 227 AD. After the fall of the mighty Parthian Empire, many millions of these displaced Scythian/Parthian Israelite refugees migrated into Europe in search of new homelands over the next several centuries. They eventually crushed the Roman Empire and provided the population base for many modern European nations. The DNA map of Europe clearly shows that the trail of modern Western Europeans stretches back to the Black Sea/Caucasus region, exactly as revealed in my books. I am delighted to observe that the DNA map of Europe below provides strong support to the conclusions of my books on the history and modern locations of the ten tribes of Israel. The DNA map of Europe below also confirms why modern “Caucasians” still bear the name of the Caucasus Mountain region upon them.
Those wishing more information about the history of the ten tribes of Israel can (A) listen to much information about it via my audio messages posted at my “speeches” link, (B) read about it at my “articles” link or (C) learn the most by ordering my books at the “books” link of my website (free text portions of each book are available at those links). If you order and read my books, you will understand the history of the last three millennia from the perspective of the Bible and the Israelite tribes instead of the myopic Greco-Roman “gentile” perspective now taught in modern schools. I do have to give you a warning though: If you read my books, your faith in the Bible’s accuracy will grow dramatically, based on the actual facts of both ancient and modern history.
King Tut’s DNA is Western European
Posted by EU Times on Jun 7th, 2010 // 115 Comments
Despite the refusal of the Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, to release any DNA results which might indicate the racial ancestry of Pharaoh Tutankhamen, the leaked results reveal that King Tut’s DNA is a 99.6 percent match with Western European Y chromosomes.
The DNA test results were inadvertently revealed on a Discovery Channel TV documentary filmed with Hawass’s permission — but it seems as if the Egyptian failed to spot the giveaway part of the documentary which revealed the test results.
Hawass previously announced that he would not release the racial DNA results of Egyptian mummies — obviously because he feared the consequences of such a revelation.
On the Discovery Channel broadcast, which can be seen on the Discovery Channel website here, or if they pull it, on YouTube here, at approximately 1:53 into the video, the camera pans over a printout of DNA test results from King Tut.
Firstly, here is a brief explanation of the results visible in the video. It is a list of what is called Short Tandem Repeats (STRs).
STRs are repeated DNA sequences which are “short repeat units” whose characteristics make them especially suitable for human identification.
These STR values for 17 markers visible in the video are as follows:
DYS 19 – 14 (? not clear)
DYS 385a – 11
DYS 385b – 14
DYS 389i – 13
DYS 389ii – 30
DYS 390 – 24
DYS 391 – 11
DYS 392 – 13
DYS 393 – 13
DYS 437 – 14 (? not clear)
DYS 438 – 12
DYS 439 – 10
DYS 448 – 19
DYS 456 – 15
DYS 458 – 16
DYS 635 – 23
YGATAH4 – 11
What does this mean? Fortunately, a genius by the name of Whit Athey provides the key to this list. Mr Athey is a retired physicist whose working career was primarily at the Food and Drug Administration where he was chief of one of the medical device labs.
Mr Athey received his doctorate in physics and biochemistry at Tufts University, and undergraduate (engineering) and masters (math) degrees at Auburn University. For several years during the 1980s, he also taught one course each semester in the electrical engineering department of the University of Maryland. Besides his interest in genetic genealogy, he is an amateur astronomer and has his own small observatory near his home in Brookeville, MD.
He also runs a very valuable website called the “Haplogroup Predictor” which allows users to input STR data and generate the haplogroup which marks those STR data.
For those who want to know what a haplogroup is, here is a “simple” definition: a haplogroup is a group of similar haplotypes that share a common ancestor with a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) mutation.
Still none the wiser? Damn these scientists.
Ok, let’s try it this way: a haplotype is a combination of multiple specific locations of a gene or DNA sequence on a chromosome.
Haplogroups are assigned letters of the alphabet, and refinements consist of additional number and letter combinations, for example R1b or R1b1. Y-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA haplogroups have different haplogroup designations. In essence, haplogroups give an inisight into ancestral origins dating back thousands of years.
By entering all the STR data inadvertently shown on the Discovery video, a 99.6 percent fit with the R1b haplogroup is revealed.
The significance is, of course, that R1b is the most common Y-chromosome haplogroup in Europe reaching its highest concentrations in Ireland, Scotland, western England and the European Atlantic seaboard — in other words, European through and through.
So much for the Afro-centrists and others who have derided the very obvious northwestern European appearance of a large number of the pharonic mummies. It seems like March of the Titans was right after all…