Examples from the Web for ideogram
The common Sumerian ideogram for the name of the Tigris is al-al, an intensified form of al, which means “running” or “rushing”.Sumerian Hymns|Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh
H” gives us a picture of a reed, the late cuneiform character being the ideogram for “kanu” which means a “reed.Mesopotamian Archaeology|Percy S. P. Handcock
The next step forward is the development of the ideogram into the phonogram, or sound sign.Books Before Typography|Frederick W. Hamilton
Further evidence to the same effect is given by the ancient writing, in which the ideogram for king was a star.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1|Georges Perrot
In such cases the ideogram is not merely a determinative nor yet quite a word-sign.