The first step when conducting network analysis is to select what material to include in your database and how to structure the data. I explain 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.
On Reddit’s AskHistorians, someone asked how one goes about interpreting the evidence from figurative art, such as vase-paintings. We figured it would be good to share our response here, too.