The second conquest of Egypt at the end of the reign of Nectanebo II is thought to have brought the plundering of temples and strong suppression of Egyptians, though the sources are not impartial. There are Egyptians attested, who supported the Persians, such as Semtutefnakht from Herakleopolis, and the eldest son of Nectanebo II (whose name is not known). Khababash was an Egyptian rebel against the Persians, who ruled parts of Egypt for about two years. The Second Persian Period ended with the conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great.
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