- the use of pictographs; picture writing.
Origin of pictography
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Pictography here records, that certain clans had killed bears and taken human scalps before that time.
It is not a difficult task to distinguish the pictography of these two peoples, wherever found.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895
Jesse Walter Fewkes
From pictography it is but an easy step to hieroglyphics like those used by ancient peoples.Criminal Man
According to John Tanner, the symbol for the lightning in Ojibway pictography was a rattlesnake.American Hero-Myths
Daniel G. Brinton