Deities first created the world and made humans from clay, then wood. These humans were emotionless and destroyed by the deities in a flood, who turn them into monkeys. Later, the first four people are made and named after the Jaguar animal.
Ximénez, Francisco. Vault Ayer MS 1515 / Popol Vuh, ca. 1700-1703 CE. Manuscript. Special Collections, Edward E. Ayer Collection, fourth floor, call no. Vault Ayer MS 1515, The Newberry Library, Chicago, Il.
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