of 400 years.
It remains unclear whether there was a violent invasion from the whether a male-centric social structure
Researchers reconstructed the population history of Iberia
They are extracted and analysed DNA from 403 Iberians who lives between 6,000 BC and AD 1
Ancient Britons 'replaced' by newcomers
Stone Age crisis
One of the triggers may have a.
From the steppe people moved to the way. In the Central Europe, the Bell Beaker tradition formed.
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The newcomers – of Bell Beaker originated – brought innovations and were probably riding horses. .
Patterns of inheritance
Co-author Iñigo Olalde, from Harvard Medical School, US, said: " Iberian men were killed or forcibly displaced. " He added: "The record.
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"At least in the east" Dr Carles Lalueza-Fox, from the University of Barcelona, [image 1 of 1] egion, the Iron Age Iberian culture established on high ground.
Looking at human remains from the earliest age settlers, survived in southern Spain.
The Bronze Age. But the researchers found a dramatic shift in the genetic history of the peninsula. The conquerors expelled many Muslims, although some were allowed to go to Christianity.
Modern Iberians derive about 50% of ancient ancestors.
Faces from Iberia's past
People of the Iron Age Iberian civilization The cremation process prevented scientists from extracting DNA from these remains. The Iberians also had their violent side. They hammered.  African ancestors
Two burials in the study . (1) tKey of the people were from Granada in southwest. T of Mecca. After the Christian conquest of Granada.
After the fall of the Roman Empire, wandering streamed into Iberia. The Visigoths, assumed control of the region. Christian kingdoms. Burials from Pla de l'Horta in northeastern Spain. Genomes suggesting they have recent ancestry from Eastern Europe. T
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