Everything which is related to human being is actually a communication tool. Art is also one of the communication tools which are related to human. Building an effective communication depends on using the common language by sides and comprehending one another. History of art is a visual discipline whose material is indicators. Consequently, comprehension of the art depends on analyzing of the indicators. This study exemplifies and highlights the importance of iconography and symbol analysis which are included in the field of history of art and plan, map, architectural and urban reading. It is aimed that the main purpose of an art historian should be construing not describing. The ways of construing is reading the indicators. Therefore more courses or contents related to the relationship between history of art and semiology should be included in undergraduate education of history of art. (C) 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd.