Zahi Hawass is an Egyptian archaeologist, an Egyptologist and the current Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. HE has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, and the Upper Nile Valley.HAwass was born in Damietta, Egypt. HE originally intended to become a lawyer, but then studied Greek and Roman archaeology at Alexandria University, where he obtained a Bachelor's degree. HE obtained a diploma in Egyptology at the University of Cairo. IN 1987, he received his Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied as a Fulbright Fellow.