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Gunpowder building

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Building
Location type: Building
Location address: Greece, Myrina
Number of texts: 1
4 stars
Made by Dromos | Reference Pascal Brackman
Made by Dromos

The gunpowder room has a typical saddle roof to protect it (to a certain extent) from incoming canon balls and avoiding a huge explosion. The tilted roof had in most cases the effect that the canon balls bounced away from the roof and didn’t penetrate the building causing a hue explosion.

Linked characteristics: Did you know...
Linked themes: Technology & engineering, War, History, Architecture

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