Where did J2 haplogroup originate?

Where did J2 haplogroup originate?

In human genetics, Haplogroup J-M172 or J2 is a Y-chromosome haplogroup which is a subclade (branch) of haplogroup J-M304….

Haplogroup J-M172
Possible time of origin 32000 ybp)
Coalescence age 28000 ybp
Possible place of origin Mesopotamia, Levant, Iran
Ancestor J-P209

How old is the J haplogroup?

31,600 years ago
Haplogroup J (Y-DNA)

Haplogroup J-M304
Coalescence age 31,600 years ago
Possible place of origin Western Asia
Ancestor IJ
Descendants J-M172, J-M267

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Who is the oldest race in Europe?

So What is Europe’s oldest living tribe? The Saami seem to be the oldest native Europeans still existing within tribal context today. Their culture can be traced back about 6.000 years ago when they travelled between a big part of what is now called Scandinavia and Russia.

What are the two types of J2 haplogroup?

Two main subclades divide haplogroup J2: J2a (M410, L152, L212/PF4988, L559/PF4986) and J2b (M12, M102, M221, M314). J2a1-M47 is found at low frequency (1-5%) in Anatolia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq and Gulf states.

Where does J2a come from?

J2a spreads from Europe to Southern Asia, with presence also on the African Mediterranean coast. The center of distribution and probable origin is in Northern Fertile Crescent between Asia Minor (modern eastern Turkey), Syria, Armenia, Caucasus and Mesopotamia (modern Iraq).

Is Haplogroup J2 associated with cereal farming in West Asia?

Notwithstanding its strong presence in West Asia today, haplogroup J2 does not seem to have been one of the principal lineages associated with the rise and diffusion of cereal farming from the Fertile Crescent and Anatolia to Europe.

Was Haplogroup J2 already around the Caucasus during the Mesolithic?

This confirms that haplogroup J2 was already found around the Caucasus and the southern Caspian region during the Mesolithic period. The first appearance of J2 during the Neolithic came in the form of a 10,000 year-old J2b sample from Tepe Abdul Hosein in north-western Iran in what was then the Pre-Pottery Neolithic ( Broushaki et al. 2016 ).

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