One of these so called sites in South America is in Rio, Brasil. On one of the big rocks/mountain (though not quite), Its called Pedra da Gávea or
It just so happens that I used to live in Rio and that I used to climb this rock once every couple of months with friends.
I lived in Rio for 4 years, and only towards the end did I hear about these inscriptions.
Anyhow, I did my research and went up there several times to find them but I never had any luck
Most of the locals and historians think that they are rumours only.
However, it has been said that this rock was carved to look like one of the Phonetician kings, and depending on the angle you can kinda make out a
Here is a link to a wiki page which shows the face and the apparent writings, however, no actual picture....
And here is a picture from my Apartment, just in case no one believes me lol
(Not that I am in it mind
) The Favela in the foreground is
Rochina, its the biggestest single favela in Brasil
And this one was taken from the top by me
- Again I'm not in it, but nice view none the less
The mountain in the foreground is Pedra do Dois
Irmãos or Two-brothers rock. To the left is Rochina again, and at the front is São Conrado.
Beyond that is the Lagoa (lake), Ipanema and Leblon Beach and in the background, Copacabana and Pão de Açúcar (Sugerloaf Mountain)
Sorry about the poor quality
Here are some very good further reading links which may be of great use to you, they go into further detail about the tombs etc
Viewzone - Gavea 1
Viewzone - Gavea 2
And a Brasilian Study that was performed on the mountain regarding the possibilities of a find (Very interesting) - Its translated by google)
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I hope this helps