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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower .... After Egypt's central government collapsed at the end of the Old Kingdom, the administration could no longer ... Around 1785 BC, as the power of the Middle Kingdom pharaohs weakened, a Western Asian people called the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Kingdom_of_Egypt

The Old Kingdom is the name given to the period in the third millennium BC when Egypt ... During the Old Kingdom, the king of Egypt (not called the Pharaoh until the .... Ship builders of that era did not use pegs (treenails) or metal fasteners, but ... During the sixth dynasty (2345–2181 BC) the power of pharaoh gradually ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Kingdom_of_Egypt

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt is the period in the history of ancient Egypt between circa 2050 ... Towards the end of this period, two rival dynasties, known in Egyptology as the ... the absolute power commanded in theory by the Old Kingdom pharaohs. .... came to a sudden end as did the Golden Age of the Middle Kingdom.

www.answers.com/Q/How_did_pharaohs_lose_power_at_end_of_old_kingdom_era

The Pharaohs lost power because the lost favor from their people and were forced out of Power.

www.crf-usa.org/bill-of-rights-in-action/bria-25-1-what-caused-egypt-old-kingdom-to-collapse

The farmers of Egypt's Old Kingdom did not have to worry much about local rainfall, ... Upper Egypt begins in the southern end of the country at the first Nile cataract ... Egypt's history by groups of dynasties (families of kings or pharaohs). .... His dynasty launched a new era in Egyptian civilization called the Middle Kingdom.

www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/egypt_end_01.shtml

Feb 17, 2011 ... What brought the ancient Egyptian civilisation to an end and when? ... trouble; Wars; Invasion; A mere province; End of the old ways; Find out more ... This decline coincided with the rise of a power to the south of Egypt in Nubia. ... becoming pharaohs of a united kingdom of Egypt and Nubia around 720 BC.

www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/apocalypse_egypt_01.shtml

Feb 17, 2011 ... The fall of the Egyptian Old Kingdom. ... End of a dynasty; Fragmented rule; Despair and collapse; Climactic change ... Nothing prepared Egypt for the eclipse of royal power and poverty ... They suffer to lose everything if the intuition is compromised or .... This incidentally did not lead to any weak successors.

tvblogs.nationalgeographic.com/2011/02/26/why-did-ancient-egypt-decline

Feb 26, 2011 ... It's strange to think that during Egypt's New Kingdom period 3,500 to 3,000 years ago, ... Thutmose was an aggressive expansionist, extending the empire's power. ... Seized cities were considered the property of the Pharaoh, and troops .... who are going to great lengths to prepare for the end of the world.

quatr.us/egypt/history/thirdinter.htm

... named Piankhy, invaded and conquered most of Egypt and founded Dynasty 25 of the Pharaohs. ... This dynasty did not last long, because a new group in West Asia, the ... Old Kingdom (2686-2160 BC) ... Middle Kingdom (2040-1633 BC)

www.cemml.colostate.edu/cultural/09476/egypt02-03enl.html

Considered the "golden age" of the Old Kingdom, the Fourth Dynasty (2,613 BC– ... trade with neighboring regions provided pharaohs with the leisure to explore artistic and ... all of which made Sneferu the most prolific pyramid builder of the era. ... A much-loved ruler, Sneferu increased the power of the ruling family line by ...