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a writing system using pictographs

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I am looking at your picture writing this, and I am close to tears.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- "House Of 1000 Corpses," the long-awaited horror film marking the motion picture writing and directorial debut of hard rock frightmeister Rob Zombie, will finally be released in March 2003.
Since the invention of Picture Writing, or cuneiform, universal images have been used to introduce and reinforce broad-based literal concepts in the real world.
The notion that Egyptian mysteries were purposely coded in picture writing and only available through initiation into secret societies of supposed antiquity has been a part of the "lore" of Egypt ever since.
The history of writing began near the banks of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Mesopotamia, where the Sumarians first developed picture writing called hieroglyphics.
Through picture writing, his scroll gave a description of Agawa Rock and its paintings, and some of the legends connected to the art.