The Daily Telegraph magazine - Egyptians cover (10 March 1972)
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BIGGER THAN A BUDGIE - At a cottage overlooking a provincial German town the son of a railwayman has amassed a collection which would be the envy of a mediaeval emperor. Up to 25,000 people a year visit Herr Schmidt's falconry to see his collection of 70 birds of prey - some of them among the world's rarest - and watch him work them One and a half pages
CARL GIZZI - Up among the titles there is a crowded glamour about boxing. It is the entourage-thronged world of only a handful of fighters. Carl Gizzi is not one of them; but he is a solid boxer with an exemplary left jab. What he lacks now is promise; a run of success he enjoyed after turning professional in 1964 has come to an end. Perhaps he also lacks the obsessive drive of the really successful fighters. So is his the lonely life of most professional boxers... the boredom during training, the dressing room full of strangers 6 pages
JIGSAW PUZZLES IN STONE - Last week Leonard Cottrell looked at life in Ancient Egypt, pieced together from the treasures that have been unearthed, but archaeology in Egypt is still in embryo. There are 10,000 sites, and currently there are 12 nations engaged in helping to excavate them. For visiting experts an archaeological post, either at Saqqara or among the temples at Karnak, is a mark of honour and scholarship. For the Egyptians more excavation means more money in the future - tourism has also started exploring the civilisations of the ancient Egyptians. Edwin Mullins visited the main archaeological sites 7 pages