K = 11 admixture analysis of ancient Near Eastern genomes

Below is a plot for a K = 11 admixture analysis that includes 45 ancient Near Eastern genomes. The table below gives some information for these samples.

This analysis produced three Caucasoid components. The plot shows that the early Neolithic farmers of Asia Minor were mostly genetically similar to the early farmers of the Levant, but that they had a significant amount of admixture from European hunter-gatherers. This was indicated earlier by the presence of Y haplogroups I2c and C1a2 in some of them.

Sample  Region      Culture            Date
I1407   Armenia     Copper Age         4350–3700 BC
I1634   Armenia     Copper Age         4330–4060 BC
I1631   Armenia     Copper Age         4250–4050 BC
I1632   Armenia     Copper Age         4230–4000 BC 
I1409   Armenia     Copper Age         4229–3985 BC
I1658   Armenia     Kura-Araxes        3347–3092 BC
I1633   Armenia     Kura-Araxes        2619–2410 BC
I1635   Armenia     Kura-Araxes        2619–2465 BC
I1656   Armenia     Middle Bronze Age  1501–1402 BC
I1584   Asia Minor  Copper Age         3943–3708 BC
I1293   Iran        Mesolithic         9100–8600 BC
I1951   Iran        Neolithic          8202–7681 BC
I1290   Iran        Neolithic          8179–7613 BC
I1944   Iran        Neolithic          8000–7700 BC
I1945   Iran        Neolithic          8000–7700 BC
I1949   Iran        Neolithic          8000–7700 BC
I1671   Iran        Late Neolithic     5837–5659 BC
I1670   Iran        Copper Age         4839–4617 BC
I1662   Iran        Copper Age         4831–4612 BC
I1661   Iran        Copper Age         4696–4491 BC
I1674   Iran        Copper Age         3972–3800 BC
I1665   Iran        Copper Age         3956–3796 BC
I1955   Iran        Recent             1430–1485 AD
I0861   Levant      Natufian           11840–9760 BC
I1069   Levant      Natufian           11840–9760 BC
I1072   Levant      Natufian           11840–9760 BC
I1685   Levant      Natufian           11840–9760 BC
I1690   Levant      Natufian           11840–9760 BC
I1687   Levant      Natufian           11520–11110 BC
I1414   Levant      PPNB               8300–7900 BC
I1416   Levant      PPNB               8300–7900 BC
I1700   Levant      PPNB               8300–7900 BC
I1709   Levant      PPNB               8300–7900 BC
I1727   Levant      PPNB               8300–7900 BC
I1415   Levant      PPNB               8197–7653 BC
I1701   Levant      PPNB               7750–7569 BC
I1710   Levant      PPNB               7733–7526 BC
I1707   Levant      PPNB               7722–7541 BC
I1704   Levant      PPNB               7446–7058 BC
I0867   Levant      PPNB               7300–6750 BC
I1679   Levant      PPNC               6900–6800 BC
I1699   Levant      PPNC               6800–6700 BC
I1706   Levant      Early Bronze Age   2490–2300 BC
I1730   Levant      Early Bronze Age   2489–2299 BC
I1705   Levant      Early Bronze Age   2198–1966 BC


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One comment on “K = 11 admixture analysis of ancient Near Eastern genomes
  1. norah4you says:

    Reblogged this on Norah4you's Weblog and commented:
    Thanks to Genetiker who let me reblogg this as well as other of his bloggs. Please note that during Copper Age as well as later the notes made above his results for Armenia and Levanten is very very interesting for that partly confirms the later earliest written documentation….

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