The title is not exactly accurate if you read the article. It is more about what they didn't find. [Kind of like when you were told you have Cherokee ancestry and DNA tests do not find any Cherokee!] Researchers tested 151 ancient mummies that lived between 1388 B.C. and 426 A.D. They said they were surprised that despite the conquests of Arabs, Assyrians, Greeks and Romans, the DNA remained stable. The tests also revealed that these earliest Egyptians did not have very much Sub-Saharan African ancestry at all as previously thought. The African descent of Egyptians probably came in the last 1500 years. They added this about their findings, "Ancient Egyptians were closely related to people who lived along the eastern Mediterranean, the analysis showed. They also shared genetic material with residents of the Turkish peninsula at the time and Europe." Read the entire article for more information.