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ID: 300389751
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300389751

 

Record Type: concept
pictographies (writing systems) (writing systems, <languages and writing systems by general type>, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Writing systems that use pictures and drawings having a communicative aim. These pictures and drawings (called pictographs) are usually considered to be a forerunner of true writing and are characterized by stereotyped execution and by omission of all details not necessary for the expression of the communication.
 
Terms:
pictographies (writing systems) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
pictography (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
pictographic writing (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
picture writing (writing system) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
picture-writing (writing system) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of language-related concepts
........ language-related concepts (G)
Hierarchy of <languages and writing systems>
............ <languages and writing systems> (G)
Hierarchy of <languages and writing systems by general type>
................ <languages and writing systems by general type> (G)
Hierarchy of writing systems
.................... writing systems (G)
Hierarchy of pictographies (writing systems)
........................ pictographies (writing systems) (G)

Related concepts:
involved with ....  pictographs
........................  (script and type signs, <script and type forms>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300124411]

Sources and Contributors:
pictographic writing............  [VP]
...................................  Senner, Origins of Writing (1989)
...................................  Whitehouse, Facts on File Dictionary of Archaeology (1983)
pictographies (writing systems)............  [VP Preferred]
.....................................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.....................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.....................................................  Harrod's Librarians' Glossary (1984)
pictography............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
picture writing (writing system)............  [VP]
.....................................................  Whitehouse, Facts on File Dictionary of Archaeology (1983)
picture-writing (writing system)............  [VP]
.....................................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.....................................................  Harrod's Librarians' Glossary (1984)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

 

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