I was making an average of Yervanduni (Orontid) era samples and noticed an error. The sample I19322 which is marked as Anc(ient) and is lumped with an another sample from Yervandid era Noratus is not from that era.
In fact it is from Urartian period. At 650bc.
And here how she looks.
As You can see she plots with very southern samples. Even more southern than Van. She has mtdna X2 which also can be an indication of southern origin.
Her autosomes are by consequent very Levant/Iran shifted.
Distance: 3.3728% / 0.03372765
In conclusion we are dealing with a genuine Urartian era sample with southern origin very different from surrounding Lchashen/Etiuni people in modern Armenia.
Another such sample (I13035 dated 605bc) is found from Karmir Blur (Teisheba). So currently we have two such examples.
But in reality the number of such people were much more numerous. Simply we are missing samples from real Urartian sites in RoA.
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