On the sculptured stones in the Copan valley there are characters which seem to resemble very ancient writing, but this pictographic
writing is largely untranslatable.
In addition, and while both the Lienzo and the Codex's pictographic
history were possibly based on a prototype in the form of a series of mural paintings executed in and around sixteenth-century Tlaxcala (Acuna 1981 : 32-35; Martinez Marin 1989:154-156; Brotherston & Gallegos 1990: 129-131; Martinez 1990: 153-155), (21) it seems unlikely that the plans would have formed part of these programmes.
Use your own made-up pictographic
symbols to remind you of your personal goals for the year.
Many of the northern Amerindians likewise used symbols to record their history and culture, such as the Lenape's Walam Olum, both pictographic
Algonquin chronicle and historical epic poetry.
This book promises to be a visual approach to learning but it only succeeds in being all too visual and ends up looking like one of those child's pictographic
stories where if they want to depict the word "I" they will draw a picture of an eye.
In the Lycos Image Gallery section (http://www.lycos.com/picturethis) the results are displayed as thumbnails with pictographic
information (image title, size, etc.).
Broadsides were used as pictographic
teaching devices covering the lives of the saints, religious morality lessons, and secular subjects such as the professions, or even the ABC's.
Even the register at McPimpleburger is a computer with pictographic
But I do see troubling portents in Windows 95, Microsoft's pictographic
and thus universal language, using icons and mice rather than letters and key stroking."
The format is very intuitive and pictographic
allowing even first time users to successfully navigate the tool and locate pertinent information.
That was the likely origin of the pictographic
script that followed.
At least part of the reason for the intricacy of the poet's visual description is that we are here dealing with two languages; two means of lending voice to 'trawthe'; the language of the poem itself and the pictographic
symbolism of heraldry.