The Amazing Zahi Hawass

If you think Indiana Jones is a fictitious character, think again. Zahi Hawass, Egypt's top archaeologists is a living and breathing manifestation of Indiana Jones. Time magazine named Hawass as one of the top 100 most influential people in the world and for a good reason. This video explains why.

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The man behind Egypt's boy king

For more than 30 years, Zahi Hawass, a charismatic and formidable archaeologist who is the official keeper of Egyptian antiquities and recently gave President Obama a personal tour of the pyramids, has worked to promote and protect the life of Tutankhamun, who became king at age 9 and died a decade later.

"I am the happiest man on Earth because I live with the pharaohs," declared Hawass, secretary general of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, on a visit this week to San Francisco. "I live in the past. The life of the pharaohs has magic and mystery. It makes me more alive."

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