More evidence, if any is needed, that the actual number of supporters the archaeological lobby can muster is quite small in the scheme of things:
Petition in favor of the Egyptian Military Dictatorship's claims to Egyptian artifacts:
1,300 signatories. (And, of these, it's unclear how many may be Egyptian state employees)
Petition against the Egyptian Military Dictatorship's mass death sentence of regime opponents:
1.5 million signatories.