The DNA profile of Mary Magdalene
Are you related to the companion of Jesus Christ?
Find out with a DNA origin analysis from iGENEA and also compare yourself with many other famous people!
DNA from a lock of hair
In 2016, the well-known geneticist Gérard Lucotte examined a lock of hair that is kept as a relic of Mary Magdalene in the basilica in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume. The result confirmed its Israelite ancestry.
Mary Magdalene belonged in the maternal line to haplogroup K (subgroup K1a1b1a).
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Questions and answers about the DNA test
After we have received the samples it normally takes 6-8 weeks for the fist results. Depending on the chosen test the result is thus already fully ready or further analysis are done.
If you order and pay for a test set for somebody else online, the address of the other person under “Comments”. We will then send the collection kit to the address of this person. You can also place your order by phone or e-mail.
This is how the DNA origin analysis works
A Mucus Sample suffices to get a sample of your DNA. Taking the sample is simple and painless and can be done at home. Send the samples with the envelop included in the sampling kit.