Best Humanities Education podcasts (Updated December 2017; image)
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A Way with Words
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A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 929-9673. From a ...
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott, Alex Rawlings, Benny Lewis, Anthony Metivier and Jonathan Levi. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, ...
 
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The History of English Podcast
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The Spoken History of a Global Language
 
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Creative Language Learning Podcast
Monthly
 
Hi, we're Kerstin from Fluent Language (http://www.fluentlanguage.co.uk) and Lindsay from Lindsay does Languages (http://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com). We both learn languages every day in our lives, and we have learnt over 15 different languages between us.We are obsessed with language learning - join us in this podcast!
 
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Speculative Grammarian Podcast
Monthly+
 
Speculative Grammarian—the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics—is now available as an arbitrarily irregular audio podcast. Our podcast includes readings of articles from our journal, the occasional musical number or dramatical piece, and our talk show, Language Made Difficult. Language Made Difficult is hosted by the SpecGram LingNerds, and features our signature linguistics quiz—Lies, Damned Lies, and Linguistics—along with some discu ...
 
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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology
 
This show targets an audience interested in archaeology. It explores myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaints listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past. Themes range from Dr. Schuldenrein’s own “Indiana Jones”-like adventures in the land of the Bible to his team’s archaeological forensics effort to unearth Kurdish mass graves in Iraq. That undertaking helped convict Saddam Hussein in 2006. Topical issues contribute to the evolution vs ...
 
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Story Archaeology
Rare
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
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The Struggling Archaeologist's Guide to Getting Dirty
 
Ever want to know more about the world of archaeology AND have a good time learning it? This podcast explores what it's like to be a young professional in the field. There's also news and discussions on cool stuff going on at the other end of trowels all over the place. In the end, it's all about learning through life and laughter. And it's all brought to you by me, Jenny, a regular gal who really DIGS history... get it?
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
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LSA 2017 Linguistic Institute
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Podcast by LSA 2017
 
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The Archaeology Show
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The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It's hosted by a contract archaeologist and an academic. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.
 
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Archaeology and Ale
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Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield
 
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Language Happy Hour
Monthly
 
Have you ever taken a language class? Have you taken a language class that teaches you how to say "I want to work at the United Nations" before "can you pass me the salt?" We're working to fix that. Critical Language Mentor has scoured the internet to find the best resources out there to help you learn languages better. We specialize in critical, less-commonly taught languages, like Arabic, Chinese, Korean, and Persian and want to help you learn better.Visit us on the web at criticallanguage ...
 
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Today, making tunnels is easy. How many of us live near subways or drive through them. But someone had to do it first. OR (in today’s case) second. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunnel_of_Eupalinos
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Machaquila was once a city of monuments. Now it stands as a monument to looters and the encroaching world around it. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machaquila
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Raffy asks: "Should I be concerned about my accent?" Episode Summary: Accents are a highly personal topic I inhabit a world in London where virtually everyone I meet has an accent Your accent is like your personality, and something you should be fiercely proud of Resources Mentioned in Today's Episode: How to Develop an Awesome Accent - An arti ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
If any city could tell enough tales for thousand and thousand of thousand and one night, Baghdad is definitely one. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baghdad
 
Today we talk with Dr. Mark Allen Peterson about the magical Jinn. Dr. Peterson tells us more about the ancient concept of Jinn, how that affect modern Arabic uses of Jinn, and how the views on Jinn are affected by Movies and Western tampering. Links Dr. Mark A. Peterson https://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/anthropology/about/faculty-s ...…
 
Books for word lovers, plus the stories behind some familiar terms. Want a gift for your favorite bibliophile? Martha and Grant have recommendations, from a collection of curious words to some fun with Farsi. Plus, some people yell "Geronimo!" when they jump out of an airplane, but why that particular word? Also, we call something that heats ai ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Yeah - that Delphi. The Oracle of Delphi isn't the only thing that was there. Great architecture and many stories and myths are also associated with the site. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delphi
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
On this episode we discuss PERIODS!! A lot of us have them, they can be really inconvenient, and dealing with them in the field is often less straightforward than normal. We discuss pros and cons of the various products on the market, how to deal with that 'oops' moment, and suggestions for making your life easier when you're on your period. Li ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Darband Cave is a lower Paleolithic cave located in northern Iran. It contains the easiest evidence for prehistoric humans in that time. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darband_Cave
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Mark asks: "How should I start learning Mongolian from scratch?" Episode Summary: Get a strong foundation in the basics first Work your way through a textbook Listen to the audio Don't get distracted by other tools Resources Mentioned in Today's Episode: Blue Snowball - A great entry-level microphone that I used for episodes 75-229 Shure MV5 - ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Located in West Java, Indonesia, Batujaya is at least 30 structural mounds across a five square kilometer area that dates back to at least the fifth and sixth centuries. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batujaya
 
Donate to support A Way with Words https://waywordradio.org/donate .... Here’s the perfect gift for your language nerd: a donation to A Way with Words. For more than ten years we’ve been producing fun episodes about words and language that are heard millions of times each year by people like your word nerd. Making the show takes money, of cours ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
The remains of Amphipolis, an Ancient Greek city that was later a Roman city, is famous for many things including battles between the Spartans and Athenians and as a place for Alexander the Great spent a great deal of time. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphipolis
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Likely built during the Eastern Han dynasty, AD 25 to 220, the Tomb is a fascinating cross-shaped structure with a complicated history. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lei_Cheng_Uk_Han_Tomb_Museum
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Jolene Smith and Kelsey Noack Myers join us to discuss site forms, databases, DINAA, and the recent site impact study using data from DINAA. Links http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0188142 https://opencontext.org/projects/416A274C-CF88-4471-3E31-93DB825E9E4A Jolene Smith: @aejolene Kelsey Noack-Myers: @KJNMyers Fo ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Part of the Maya civilization, Copán was a capital city of the major Classic Period kingdom. It was occupied for more than 2,000 years! Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copán
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
A fortified town from pre-Roman times, Nesactium's ruins are located in Croatia. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nesactium
 
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Creative Language Learning Podcast
 
These days, the Polyglot Gathering pulls in hundreds of language learners who share and enjoy community in the heart of Europe. A lot of this is thanks to Chuck's contributions, along with the wonderful Polyglot Gathering team. This year, Chuck published his first language learning app, Amikumu. What is Amikumu? Want to text another person and ...…
 
The months of September, October, November, and December take their names from Latin words meaning "seven," "eight," "nine," and "ten." So why don't their names correspond to where they fall in the year? The answer lies in an earlier version of the Roman calendar. The sweltering period called the "dog days" takes its name from the movements of ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Before Hell Gap, there were more than a few gaps in our knowledge of the past. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_Gap_archaeological_sit
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Paper: Discussant for all five presentations, Shankar Other papers in the session: 053 - Who's afraid of journalism? On anthropology's (unhappy) relationship with mainstream media and what anthropological podcasts mi ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Paper: The Past, Present & Future of AnthroPod, Sacco Other papers in the session: 053 - Who's afraid of journalism? On anthropology's (unhappy) relationship with mainstream media and what anthropological podcasts mi ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Paper: "Everyone Tells me how they hate the sound of their own voice": The ethics of editing in podcasts, Sadeghsamimi Other papers in the session: 053 - Who's afraid of journalism? On anthropology's (unhappy) relati ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Paper: Crowdsourcing the Conversation: On the Future of Podcasting, Public Engagement, and Exercising the Anthropological Tool Kit, Collins and Gamwell Other papers in the session: 053 - Who's afraid of journalism? O ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Paper: The Archaeology Podcast Network: Podcasts as Digital Preservation and Public Outreach, Webster Other papers in the session: 053 - Who's afraid of journalism? On anthropology's (unhappy) relationship with mains ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Papers presented at the 116th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association on December 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Paper: Who's afraid of journalism? On anthropology's (unhappy) relationship with mainstream media and what anthropological podcasts might take from journalists Other papers in the session: 054 - The Archaeology Podca ...…
 
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The History of English Podcast
 
The early 13th century saw the rise of a monastic movement in which men and women locked themselves away in secluded cells to practice their religion. These monks were known as anchorites, and an early Middle English text called the “Ancrene Wisse” was composed as a guide for female anchoresses who adopted this lifestyle. The text is considered ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
It's a solo show today! I talk about the upcoming Arch365 season, other shows on the APN, and our membership system. I also talk about public archaeology and podcasts as digital preservation. This is the topic of my, Chris Webster's, paper at the 2017 AAA conference in Washington D.C. Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com @A ...…
 
It's a solo show today! I talk about the upcoming Arch365 season, other shows on the APN, and our membership system. I also talk about public archaeology and podcasts as digital preservation. This is the topic of my, Chris Webster's, paper at the 2017 AAA conference in Washington D.C. Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com @A ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Petroglyphs in Wisconsin? That's right. And they're fine examples of local animals of the time along with more abstract designs. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemonweir_Glyph
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Dave and Anja ask: "Does alcohol help you become more fluent?" Episode Summary: You often drink alcohol in social situations Social situations are best possible environment for improving your speaking Shyness and social anxiety often prevent people practising their language To the extent that alcohol helps you feel more at ease, it may well be ...…
 
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Thought to be the basis for the legend of Atlantis, Akrotiri was a real place that was destroyed by a volcanic eruption around 1627 BC. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akrotiri_(Santorini)
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
On today's show we talk to lawyer and author, Joshua Fairfield about his new book, "Owned", from Cambridge University Press. Who owns your digital property? You? The developers? The people licensing you the material? More importantly for archaeology, who owns the digital past? We have a fascinating discussion with Joshua about these and other t ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Centered around one of the only unexcavated Hopewellian mounds on the East Coast, Indian Mound Cemetery is also home to several important politicians of the last few centuries. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mound_Cemeter
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
Tom asks: "How does learning multiple languages make you a better language learner? Episode Summary: I discuss three ways in which you improve as a language learner through learning multiple languages: Cognitively Behaviourally Methodologically Resources Mentioned in Today's Episode: Episode 106 - How useful is laddering? Olly's books of Short ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Almost tossed in the trash, the Amarna Letters are actually clay tablets that paint a curious picture of Egyptian New Kingdom politics. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarna_letter https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/amlet/hd_amlet.ht
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Found next to a river I the Pacific Northwest and embroiled in controversy for the next couple decades, Kennewick man answered some questions but generated more. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennewick_Ma
 
In the military, if you've "lost the bubble," then you can't find your bearings. The term first referred to calibrating the position of aircraft and submarines. And the phrase "the coast is clear" may originate in watching for invaders arriving by sea. Plus, a dispute over how to pronounce the name of a savory avocado dip. Finally, one more pla ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Today we talk with Dr Eric Cline from George Washington University. We talk about a variety of topics on Biblical Archaeology, the validity of real and fake sight seeing, and touch a bit on 3D printing. Links Eric Cline https://anthropology.columbian.gwu.edu/eric-h-cline YouTube Vids. Dr. Eric Cline on Junk Science and Archaeology 1177 BC: The ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Dmanisi - located in Georgia, Southwest fo the capital of Tbilisi, contains some of the oldest hominid remains ever found in the area. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmanisi
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
On this episode of the Women in Archaeology Podcast we will be discussing how to market yourself. We will discuss internet presence, using in person networking to your best advantage, and the importance of showing up! Contact Women in Archaeology on Twitter (@womenarchys) Chelsi Slotten on Twitter (@osteoarchaeo) Emily Long on Twitter (@trowel_ ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
From former presidents to tourists, Gadsby's Tavern has been host to a number of characters, business, and stories. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadsby%27s_Tavern
 
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I Will Teach You A Language | Weekly Motivation and Language Learning Tips to Help You Become Fluent in Any Language
 
In this episode, I give some thoughts about the reaction to Conversations. Episode Summary: Reaction from you guys to Conversations How this reaction has impacted my plans Will we do an English version? How about volume 2? Today's Quote: “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." —Zig ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Seven fired earthenware heads discovered in South Africa could have been used for ceremonial purposes or something else... Links https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/lyde/hd_lyde.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lydenburg_heads
 
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It's a prehistoric Native American site in Vermont that was first identified in 1972 and listed on the National Register in 1978. Winooski has a lot to say about the prehistoric past and right now there are more questions than answers. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winooski_Archeological_Site…
 
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It's got a museum and a long history - it's the Bedford Village in Pennsylvania and it was part of the Monongahela culture. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedford_Village_Archeological_Site
 
On this episode, Stephen tells us about the Chacmool conference that took place in Canada this Fall. That leads to a discussion about First Nations people and the lack of diversity in archaeology. Which leads to talk of college and a lack of diversity in collegiate studies. Much of that discussion is in the Bonus content on our member site. Lin ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
In 2016 Bears Ears was made a National Monument by President Obama. It has a long and extensive history and is important to a great many people. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bears_Ears_National_Monument
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
On today’s episode, Regina Keʻalapuaonālaniwikimekeānuenue Hilo takes us from digging up treasure in her backyard to her current work as a Burial Sites Specialist for the State Historic Preservation Division. We discuss the resurgence of Hawaiian language and culture and how she integrates her roles as an archaeologist, a student, and a state e ...…
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
A well preserved Chinookan Village that's over 700 years old, Sunken Village is an archaeological site located in Oregon. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunken_Village_Archeological_Site
 
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