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The Biblical account of the ten plagues is quite detailed.
It describes the pollution of the water supply, and devastation of the livestock and vegetation of the land.
This famine was limited to the Nile valley (Grimal, page 139)---as the Bible's narrative would lead one to expect.
There was anarchy and a struggle for political power.
From the Biblical account we would expect the reign of Pepy II's successor to be quite short.
This pharaoh had to deal with Moses and the plagues, and the Bible indicates that he drowned in the "Red Sea" with the rest of his army.
Grimal says: "The Old Kingdom ended with a period of great confusion." (page 89).
The Pharaoh of the Exodus did NOT die in the Red Sea.
The Bible nowhere says Pharaoh drowned in the Red Sea.
With all the factual errors in the classic 4 hour Hollywood movie, "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS" with Charlton Heston, the spectacular scene where Pharaoh army are drowned before his eyes and he drops his staff is exactly correct!
through the pillar of fire and cloud and brought the army of the Egyptians into confusion.
The Exodus must surely have left a bold signature in Egyptian history.