An 8th/9th-century Description
This passage comes from the main biography of the Prophet Muhammad, written in the 8th century by Ibn Ishaq and preserved in the history of Ibn Hisham in the 9th century.
Source, pp. 385-6.
A 15th-Century Depiction
This illustration is from a Persian manuscript produced in Afghanistan in the 15th century. It depicts ‘Ali b. Abi Talib defeating the Meccan standard bearer at the Battle of Uhud.