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Etruscan origins: were Italian, DNA reveals the mystery

Hundreds of books, centuries of assumptions and arguments, but now science has put a stake and makes a DNA test that was the most plausible hypothesis: the Etruscans were an indigenous people. For many this may seem banal, but it is: the hypothesis on the origin of the Etruscan civilization were very numerous, beginning with Herodotus (400 BC.) Already said that the Etruscans were a people who came from the east (Anatolia)

But let's get to what scientists say Guido Barbujani University of Ferrara and David Caramelli University of Florence, in collaboration with the Institute of Biomedical Technology of the National Research Council (ITB-CNR) in Milan, in a study published a few days ago:
The DNA of the Etruscans 2,500 years ago is the same as that of the inhabitants on the outskirts of Volterra (Tuscany) today.