R L21, Z290 and Subclades

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The project DNA tests results by individual sorted into to subgroupings are on the DNA Results web page.

The following is frequency map of R1b-L21 in Europe for the modern era based on current academic studies and charted by Eupedia.com.

R1b-L21 Frequency Map

The following is an overview of the early and major branches of R1b-Z290 and L21 as charted by Mike W

R1b-L21 Descendant Tree

This is a high level descendant type tree mapped against a world history timeline, charted by Dave Vance.

FTDNA's full haplotree with thousands of branches for L21 & Z290 is maintained in this PDF file.

There are thousands of additional SNPs that are phylogenetic equivalents to the lead SNPs marking the branches in the outline tree. The complete list of SNPs with the position number, allele change and synonym details is included in this PDF file.

The 67 and 111 STR length haplotypes from this project and some of the sub-projects are included in this spreadsheet. The spreadsheet can calculate Genetic Distances to anybody else in the spreadsheet from a single target individual. Various summaries, subtotals and statistical calculations are built in to the spreadsheet. If you want to be included in this spreadsheet, please join the project and upgrade to 67 or 111 STRs. 111 STRs is now the standard.

Ancient groups of people called Indo-Europeans came from the steppes of Eastern Europe brought Indo-European langages to western and central Europe during the Bronze Age.
The Beaker Folk

A potential cultural group that may have been Indo-European and may have contained early R1b-L21 men are known as the Bell Beaker folks. Archaeologically, they are associated with a bell shaped beakers, but they were many more items in the Bell Beaker package, including horse riding, archery, bronze tools and weapons.
Bell Beaker Remains in Germany Belong to Y Haplogroup R1b