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Hello from Australia

Post by PeterRoche » Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:33 am

Hi Everyone,

I recently became interested in Egypt about 1 year when I took part in the National Genographic Project. This project traces the movement of humans from Africa using DNA techniques. The bottom line is; my male ancestry is ancient Egyptian. My professional background is in DNA analysis, so I have been able to confirm this information. In particular, my male ancestry is from Upper Egypt, possibly from the Luxor region.

The migration path appears to be from Upper Egypt into Northern Italy ~ 200 to 400 AD , then into Ireland around 1200 AD. My great grandfather migrated to Australia from Ireland in 1864.

Anyhow, I will be in the middle east in early March 2011 for work, and I am planning on visiting Egypt in mid March for about 1 week, and will probably spend about 3 days in Luxor.

It will be a chance to explore the ancestral roots
:D :D



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Post by Jayway » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:12 am

Welcome to the forum Peter. Very interesting post, will be waiting for more - -

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Post by Luxormad » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:33 am

Hello Peter :hi2:
And Welcome :)
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Post by Winged Isis » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:37 am

Image Peter! So lovely to see another Aussie on here! Great post! What part of Oz are you from?
Carpe diem! :le:

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Post by TonyC » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:53 pm

Welcome to the forum! That's the most fascinating reason to visit Egypt I've heard. Hope you feel at home! :)

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Post by sue » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:17 pm

Welcome Peter, that sounds really interesting. Aromagician will be fascinated she loves all the DNA tracing etc., I do hope she pops by and see's your post. Perhaps you could do a new post somewhere explaining how you managed to get to the bottom of the DNA trail etc.,

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Post by PeterRoche » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:14 pm

Winged Isis wrote: Peter! So lovely to see another Aussie on here! Great post! What part of Oz are you from?
from Melbourne.

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Post by Winged Isis » Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:41 am

Oh. Well, as a Sydneysider I won't hold that against you, you're still welcome! :lol: ;)

I'm with Sue, would be fascinating to learn all about it. :)
Carpe diem! :le:

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Post by marvin-carrie » Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:29 pm

Welcome to you

M&C :D

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