West of Tikal is the San Pedro River, where are located the sites of El Zotz and El Perú, who controlled this route that leads towards the Gulf of Mexico and have well-preserved architecture and stelae with registration.

Thus let it be done! Let the emptiness be filled! 9 Let the water recede and make a void, let the earth appear and become solid; let it be done. Thus they spoke. Let there be light, let there be dawn in the sky and on the earth! There shall be neither glory nor grandeur in our creation and formation until the human being is made, man is formed. So they spoke.