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DNA Archaeology Database

Features  -  DNA Archaeology
Use your DNA to search online for potential family matches from around the world.

DNA plays a significant role in modern day archaeology. As mass graves are uncovered, preserved specimens are unearthed, and historical families are investigated, scientists are increasingly turning to DNA to solve unanswered questions regarding the origins, relationships and relevance of their discoveries. The DNA Archaeology database allows individuals who have tested their DNA to read about how DNA is used in archaeological discoveries and compare their genetic markers against published DNA sequences from ancient and historical individuals.

Which types of DNA markers can be compared?

DNA markers which can be compared in this database are:

  1. Y-DNA STR markers (included in all Paternal Ancestry Test packages)
  2. Y-DNA SNP markers from Y-DNA Haplogroup SNP test (included in all Paternal Ancestry Test packages)
  3. Y-DNA SNP markers from Y-DNA Subclade SNP test
  4. mtDNA HVR1 region, HVR2, region and Coding region data from the Maternal Ancestry Test packages

Is the DNA Archaeology Database dynamic?

Yes, as new DNA data from archaeological discoveries become available, they will be added to the DNA Archaeology database.

Is there a charge for using this database?

No, there is no charge for using this database once you have your results.

Can I continue to access this database after my initial search?

Yes, you will have unlimited ongoing use of this database. This will allow you to continuously access the newest DNA archaeology discoveries as they become available.

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