Hunter-gatherer European had blue eyes and dark skin

Artist impression of the male-hunter gathererImage copyrightCSIC
Image captionThe team was surprised by the hunter gatherer's unusual colouring
Scientists have shed light on what ancient Europeans looked like.
Genetic tests reveal that a hunter-gatherer who lived 7,000 years ago had the unusual combination of dark skin and hair and blue eyes.
It has surprised scientists, who thought that the early inhabitants of Europe were fair.

Arhi Kuittinen
 October 7, 2016 ·