A book America B.C. published in 1975 by Barry Fell, a Harvard marine biologist offers overwhelming evidence that men and women from Europe were living and working in North America as early as 800 BC. He has further demonstrated that the Celtic sun god Bel and the Carthaginian/Phoenician god Baal are identical and has found a dedication to the Phoenician Baal in New Hampshire. Dozens of inscriptions were found on remote sites in central Vermont, and it soon became apparent that ancient Celts built the stone chambers as religious shrines, and that Carthaginian mariners visited them and were allowed to worship at them and make dedications in their own language to their own god. He also translated inscriptions found on Rhode Island written in Punic which read ‘Voyagers from Tarshish this stone proclaims’.