Roman descendants in China?


Are residents of Liqian, a remote village in Northwestern China descendants of Roman legions lost in the area in 53 BC?  Blood samples have been taken from 93 people in and around Liquian and DNA tests will be run to determine if this link to Romans, as suggested by historian Homer Dubbs in 1957, is true.

Check out the full story in the Telegraph.

(Telegraph via Metafilter)

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