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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.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.

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 ... A flood above this level could destroy villages, drown livestock, and cause loss of human life. ... Egypt's history by groups of dynasties (families of kings or pharaohs).

quatr.us/egypt/history/thirdinter.htm

OLD KINGDOM ... 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 ... Middle Kingdom (2040-1633 BC) ... New Kingdom (1558-1085 BC)

www.cemml.colostate.edu/cultural/09476/egypt02-05enl.html

Egypt: Old Kingdom & First Intermediate Period ... It was Egypt's most prosperous time and marked the zenith of its power. ... his name to Akhenaten, became one of the Eighteenth Dynasty pharaohs, as did her grandson Tutankhamun ("King ... Towards the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty, the situation had changed radically.

news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151224-egypt-climate-change-old-kingdom-archaeology

Dec 24, 2015 ... Conventional wisdom holds that Egypt's Old Kingdom collapsed around ... that Egypt's so-called Old Kingdom gave way to a disastrous era of ... “The majority view today is that the Old Kingdom did not come to an end all of a sudden,” ... genre devoted to upholding the power of Middle Kingdom pharaohs by ...

www.ancient.eu/Middle_Kingdom_of_Egypt

The Middle Kingdom (2040-1782 BCE) is considered ancient Egypt's Classical ... past or the power which lay in the future, the contributions made by this era ..... just as they had toward the end of the Old Kingdom and yet this did not cause the ... the great Egyptian Pharaoh who, according to Herodotus, campaigned in and ...

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

Egypt: Old Kingdom & First Intermediate Period ... near the end of Imhotep's life during the reign of the early Fourth Dynasty Pharaoh Sneferu at ... A much-loved ruler, Sneferu increased the power of the ruling family line by giving official .... Ship builders of that era did not use pegs (treenails) or metal fasteners, but relied on ...