About the Authors

William Taylor

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

taylor@shh.mpg.de

Affiliation Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Svetlana Shnaider

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, Altai State University, Barnaul, Russia

Aida Abdykanova

Roles Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Antoine Fages

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Software

Affiliations Laboratoire d’Anthropobiologie Moléculaire et Imagerie de Synthèse, Université de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

Frido Welker

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Franziska Irmer

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Andaine Seguin-Orlando

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation

Affiliations Laboratoire d’Anthropobiologie Moléculaire et Imagerie de Synthèse, Université de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

Naveed Khan

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation

Affiliations Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, Department of Biotechnology, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Pakistan

Katerina Douka

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Ksenia Kolobova

Roles Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia

Ludovic Orlando

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Supervision

Affiliations Laboratoire d’Anthropobiologie Moléculaire et Imagerie de Synthèse, Université de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

Andrei Krivoshapkin

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision

Affiliations Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

Nicole Boivin

Roles Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.