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pic·to·graph

(pik'tō-graf),
A vision test chart for illiterates.

pictograph

(pĭk′tō-grăf)
A set of test pictures used for testing vision in children and illiterate adults.
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This suggests that all of the three strategies are suitable for highlighting colorful pictographic symbols.
The Bamum script first existed in a pictographic form.
Although Indigenous Miracles similarly examines the colonial experiences of the indigenous people of Mexico and recognizes the significance of indigenous pictographic texts, Osowski integrates sophisticated analyses of ritual, architecture, and communal activity to explore the cultural interactions and negotiations of colonial New Spain.
Wolf describes a number of early writing systems, including the Sumerian "cuneiform," the pictographic and syllabic Akkadain language, the Egyptian hieroglyph, the Grecian alphabet, and their corresponding contributions to reading acquisition.
With painstaking detail, the authors--Frederic Laugrand, professor of anthropology at Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, and Jarich Oosten, professor of anthropology at Leiden University--present a symbolically pictographic table of Inuit shamanism as it encounters Christianity of various theological persuasions across the decades of the last century.
The Herbert Weld Collection in the Ashmolean: Pictographic Inscriptions from Jemdet Nasr.
64) Johanna Drucker and Jerome McGann, "Images As The Text: Pictographs and Pictographic Logic" (2005), http://www.
Many of her more recent paintings included pictographic images taken from sites throughout Alberta.
Its complex and pictographic surface joins the image of Jesus as a child with his enduring sacramental presence in the Eucharist by showing him squeezing grapes into a cup.
Sitting Bull's own pictographic images serve as a reference for the illustrations in Sitting Bull Remembers and additional historical notes are provided in the end pages.
The Lush Life Gallery, part of the block-long Fillmore Heritage Center complex, is worth a stop (and it's open late) for its pictographic history of jazz and cool action shots of Ella Fitzgerald, Carlos Santana, and Miles Davis.
These are naivist, intuitive pictographic theories of whence our alphabet got into the shape it's in today, based on what today's letters look like.