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Pictograph

A stylized illustration used for communication; also includes symbols that were scratched or painted on rock surfaces by prehistoric people
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Entire Bundelkhand is a gift of nature where not only religious heritage monuments & temple lies but also scenic pictographically lakes, dams, hills, pools landscapes add a moonlike glory to it's face.
As Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, one of the forty-four chiefs of the Cheyenne, points out, "Coups and battle honors had to be confirmed by witnesses." Then and only then were they recorded pictographically to aid in their preservation in the oral tradition of the people.
Alternatively, and conversely, it was a very direct way of demonstrating pictographically what happened with the Indians who refused Inca authority and rebelled against Inca power, such as the case of the Antisuyu Indians.