Are Ethiopians descended from the Queen of Sheba?

| July 18, 2012
The queen of Sheba
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Razib Khan of Discover Magazine’s Gene Expression blog, challenges the facile reporting in a slew of articles based on an academic paper on the Ethiopian gene pool that suggests the ancient legend that the queen of the land of Sheba in ancient Ethiopia and Israel’s King Solomon are the progenitors of the country’s imperial family.

View the original article here: Not out of Sheba

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