In order to get a good understanding of the inner workings of network analysis, you need to get familiar with the mathematical algorithms that are used to generate the networks.
Around the mid-sixth century BCE, Greek vase-painters began depicting mythological episodes involving the hero Herakles set in Libya and Egypt. While these are typically seen as visualizations of Greek preoccupation with barbarian “others,” closer examination reveals a more complex reality.
In this article, the fourth in a series on network analysis, Arianna reviews three software applications that she has tried for her research. She will explain the reasons why she opted to use ORA.
When studying networks, there are fundamental aspects that you need to consider and options that you need to weigh during the first steps of your analysis.
The first step when conducting network analysis is to select what material to include in your database and how to structure the data. Arianna explains how you would go about creating a database, and how your database impacts the analysis of the evidence.
The way we look at archaeological remains shape what we think about our past. In studying the Second Intermediate Period, a lesser-known part of Egyptian history, a new methodology has proven useful: network analysis.
An interesting look at archaeological research that focuses on all aspects of the production process, from the procurement of raw materials to the use of finished products.
This book, based on a workshop on fortifications and sieges, features a collection of papers that deal with siegecraft among the ancient Assyrians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.
A fragmentary statue from Tell el-Dab’a features traits that the ancient Egyptians associated with people from the Levant, raising questions of self-representation and context, especially with regards to ethnic identity.
In order to build an accurate narrative of the past and present, archaeologists and classicists must study the experience of people with disabilities in the ancient world.