People: Mar. 29, 1968

The Israelis have strict rules forbidding amateur archaeologists from poking around the digs and carting off whatever strikes their fancy. But who's to say no when the amateur happens to be Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, 52, hero of all Israel and avid collector of artifacts for his private backyard museum. So there he was again last week, burrowing into an ancient tomb at Azor, near Tel Aviv, and this dig almost ended in tragedy. Dayan was six feet down in a pit when the soft clay walls suddenly gave way, burying the general under...

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