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The unpopularity of Zahi Hawass, a man who controlled access to Egypt's ancient artifacts the way Mubarak controlled politics, hints at the political battles to come in the unfolding Egypt revolution.
But the answer to the question "what would you most like to see changed about the regime" could be boiled down to two words: Zahi Hawass.
And today, he was besieged by a few hundred employees of the council and unemployed archeology graduates, demanding better pay and jobs.
To the men who rent camels to tourists and run unlicensed guide services for foreigners at the Giza plateau, he's a hated figure and the reasons are simple.
"That man would be happy to see a family starve if he could save a mummy,"