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Moffat Museum News

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The Rotten Bottom Bow

Published On: 02 Mar 2014

The Rotten Bottom Bow

The longbow was found at Rotten Bottom which is a few miles east of Moffat in the hills by the A708 Moffat to Selkirk road.

The longbow is one of a number of major archaeological finds from Moffat, which are on loan from National Museum of Scotland. It is made of yew and would have had a range of...

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Official Opening

Published On: 08 Sep 2013

Official Opening

The official opening was a fun affair held on 10th August this year. We invited Dr. Alison Sheridan to do the 'official' bit. See our 'About the Museum' page. This was followed by the shooting of a replica of a neolithic longbow which is in our collection.

During tea a suprise guest arrived. A Rom...

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Vice-chairman strings the Bow

Published On: 28 Aug 2013

Vice-chairman strings the Bow

Graeme Campbell is the current Vice-Chairman of the Museum Trust.

At the opening of the Museum he shot a replica of the Rotten Bottom neolithic longbow, one of our main exhibits.

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