The three thousand years of history of the Egyptian civilization did not obviously end abruptly. The splendor of that culture was slowly diluted among the new emerging powers, being definitely absorbed by the peoples that emerged from the unstoppable revival of the Mediterranean that, in the end, drank from its sources.
That gradual decline of the power of the pharaohs began with the end of the New Empire. The last monarchs of the XX Dynasty were the first witnesses of a decline that was already threatening in a state that was bankrupt. The Third Intermediate Period began and, with it, Egypt began a path of no return to which, however, it held on for almost a thousand years, for such was the greatness of its own civilization.Edit best answer History