Dick Meijer 

Antiquities and Curiosities


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A Chorrera whistling vessel

A ceremonial whistling vessel in the form of an owl.  

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A Mayan plate with frogs

The plate depicting four frogs in a geometrical pattern. 

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An Olmec figure

A scupture of a standing male figure. Veracruz, Tenenexpan. 1200 - 700 B.C.

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Obsidian pins for blood sacrifice

Obsidian pins for blood sacrifice, Mexico, Teotihuacan, 100 - 700 A.D. 

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A Veracruz flute

A flute depicting the face of an old god. Terracotta. Mexico, Veracruz, 450 - 900 A.D. 

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A stone hacha in the form of a bird

The hacha is depicting a landing bird, Mexico, Veracruz. Basalt, 600 - 900 A.D. 

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Three ceremonial blades

A Colima and two Aztec  blades for ceremonial use. 

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A Mixtec basalt metate with a duck head

A basalt metate with a decor  of  a duck head. Mixtec, 950 - 1200 A.D. 

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A seated Veracruz figure

A seated figure with crossed legs and flexed hands. 

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An Olmec figure, Mexico, Las Bocas

An Olmec figure of a non-sexual person with hands beside the head.

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A rare Veracruz drum

A tubular formed terracotta drum mounted by a feline animal. Mexico, Veracruz.

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An Oaxaca, Mixtec vessel

A terracotta vessel decorated with a complex decoration, 800 - 1500 A.D.

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A naked Teotihuacan figure

A terracotta figure of a naked seated man  Mexico, Teotihuacan, 100 - 700 A.D. 

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A Veracruz stone hacha

A stone hacha showing a head. Mexico, Veracruz. Basalt. 600 - 900 A.D. 

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A seated Teotihuacan figure

A seated figure wearing a loincloth. Mexico, Teotihuacan, 100 - 700 A.D. 

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Three Mezcala figures

Three stone standing figures. West Mexico, Mezcala culture, 500 - 100 B.C.

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A Veracruz warrior or priest figure 

An important warrior or priest figure holding a long upraised staff.

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An Olmec bowl

A terracotta bowl in a cylindrical form. Olmec, Las Bocas, 1200 - 800 B.C.

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A small Veracruz drum

A small tubular formed terracotta drum mounted by a feline animal.

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A Huazteke vessel

A small vessel with a painted ornamental decor. Mexico, Huazteke, 1100 - 1400 A.D. 

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An Olmec cylinder vessel

A vessel in cylindrical form, Olmec, 1200 - 500 B.C. 

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An Olmec cylinder vessel

A cylinder vessel with an incised decor of an eye. Mexico, Olmec, Las Bocas.

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A Mixtec basalt metate with a monkey

A basalt metate depicting a monkey. Mixtec, post classical period 950 - 1200 A.D.