He and I have become deeply interested in the old method of Indian picture writing, you see.
Like everything else in that neighborhood, it was covered with picture writing.
Of course the Phœnicians brought the picture writing they had learned from the Egyptians with them.
"Why, this is what they call Injun picture writing," replied Red, obligingly.
This Wolf interprets to signify conventional marks, like the picture writing of the otherwise civilised Mexicans.
The art of picture writing was familiar to all these peoples.
There are ways, you know, even if I have to come to paper and pencil and use the picture writing of the Indians.
It was common also among the Aztecs, but they used “picture writing.”
And a form of picture writing was growing up long before a thousand years B.C.
Every little mark had a meaning of its own in his experienced eyes, for he had seen much of this Indian picture writing.