During the reign of Sheshonq III, disturbances in the south led to the High Priest of Amun in Thebes, the king's son Osorkon, leaving the city and withdrawing to the south with a number of courtiers and his family. His sister was married to Zekhonsefankh, a powerful Theban noble who may have been the cause, or the occasion, for the opposition to the king and his son. Eventually, peace appears to have been restored.
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