A map of archaeological cultures on the East European Plain showing the locations of the study populations. The dashed line indicates the region that was presumably occupied by Uralic-speaking peoples in the Early Neolithic era, the 5th millennium BC (according to ). Solid lines indicate three regions occupied by different ethnic groups in the 1st-6th centuries AD: Slavic- and Germanic-speaking tribes, densely dotted area; Baltic-speaking tribes, hatched area; Uralic-speaking tribes, sparsely dotted area [48,61].
Flegontova et al. BMC Genetics 2009 10:62 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-62