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DNA analysis on Otzi, the Tyrolean Iceman who lived 5,300 years ago, indicates he belonged to the rather rare Haplogroup G2a4.  Otzi is Europe's oldest natural human mummy and offers an unprecedented view of Copper Age Europeans.  Here is a link to a discussion on Dienekes' Anthropology Blog.