Genetic analysis of human remains from a double inhumation in a frozen kurgan in Kazakhstan (Berel site, Early 3rd Century BC)

@article{Clisson2002GeneticAO,
  title={Genetic analysis of human remains from a double inhumation in a frozen kurgan in Kazakhstan (Berel site, Early 3rd Century BC)},
  author={I. Clisson and C. Keyser and H.-P. Francfort and E. Crub{\'e}zy and Z. Samashev and B. Ludes},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={116},
  pages={304-308}
}
  • I. Clisson, C. Keyser, +3 authors B. Ludes
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Biology
  • International Journal of Legal Medicine
  • Abstract. The discovery of a big barrow of the Saka period in eastern Kazakhstan between the Russian and the Chinese borders provided the opportunity to excavate a frozen burial site. In the burial chamber, there was a wooden sarcophagus with two human bodies. The skeletons of these two individuals, a man and a woman, were well preserved. A genetic study based on STRs and mitochondrial DNA analyses was undertaken in order to determine whether these human remains belonged to close relatives… CONTINUE READING

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