Clay stamp

Problem: Clay stamp

Gerardo Jacuindes writes: here are some pictures I took of the clay stamp my father has. We live in Northern California, my father said it was sent to him by one of his sisters who resides in Mexico city, Mexico. It is cracked horizontal down the middle, that is because one of my younger siblings dropped it a while back but it was pasted back together when it cracked. See if you can determine just by the photos whether its a replica or original. My dad Gerardo Sr thinks its original.

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Here's what others have said:

3 At 2.12pm on Tuesday December 11 2012, MACARIO TORRES wrote:
this stamps is a replica may you buy it in mexico city in the craft market
2 At 6.32am on Saturday October 9 2010, Stefanie wrote:
It is a reproduction in stone taken from a picture in the Codex Ixtlilxochitl
1 At 11.43pm on Tuesday September 7 2010, tecpaocelotl wrote:
It’s a reproduction.

The image of Tlaloc is based on the image of tlaloc from the Codex Ixtlilxochitl as you can see here: