The son of Osorkon III, Takelot III was High Priest in Thebes and was nominated as Crown Prince by his father. By this time Egypt was hopelessly fragmented; the reign of Takelot III did nothing to improve the situation. The time was ripe for radical change, and this was provided by the Kushite kings of the Twenty-Fifth dynasty who, under their king, Piankhy, invaded Egypt and imposed order on the Two Lands.
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