Dynasty : 3
Period : 2686-2616 BC
Pharaohs : Sanakhte -2686-2668
Djoser ( Netjerikhet ) - 2668-2649
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This prosperity could not be sustained, however, and the 6th Dynasty saw the decentralization of power and an increase in the might of local officials. The Old Kingdom ended, around 2181 BC, in political fragmentation and anarchy.