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1,600-year-old ‘salt sheep’ from Iran reveals same genetic traits as modern breeds 17 Jul 2021

1,600-year-old ‘salt sheep’ from Iran reveals same genetic traits as modern breeds

A team of geneticists and archaeologists from Iran, Ireland, France, Germany, and Austria has sequenced the DNA from a 1,600-year-old sheep mummy discovered earlier from an ancient salt mine in west-central Iran.