One of the most important problems in art history search existed from past is cultural identification. This particular source which determines by basing on a lot of data, for undefined portable art works are the most troubled situation, and usually, it is tried to resolve in terms of similarity with works which had specific source. Nevertheless, another topic involving a large number of question is traditional cultural content and the forms of this content. At which stage of its development does a human community existing throughout history commence constitute an accumulation of national culture and form a specific descriptive language belonging to that culture? Meanwhile, how do description standards defined as iconography occur? Does culture preserve its existence as long as it lives; otherwise, does it vary in time? If it varies in time, what does this transformation depend on? Non-existent today, but can motive and subjects of a civilization which comes its own artworks our today be resolved while depend on any case? Can meaning loaded on its symbol be determined while depended on facts and figures?İn this article, while these problems are aimed at examining in the context of Turkish art, the data and findings involved in “Introduction to the History of Religions” by religion historian Mircea Eliade and “The language of Turkish Miniature Art” by art historian and architect Siyavus Dadaş, and it is tried to arrive at some conclusion by making some additions to them.
Keywords: Turkish Art Language, Archetype, National Culture, Prototype Description