Repoussè involves embossing low and high reliefs by hammering the design into the reverse side of the object. The front side of the object is hammered to create a sunken appearance. Such metalworking techniques were used in Constantinople , Asia Minor and the Middle east.
Silver was a precious item used for the creation of ecclesiastical objects or for items belonging to aristocratic families. An amphora would be used to store oil wine or grain .
The amphorae were stamped using a seal in order to avoid theft . In the case of amphorae, they included more information such as the type of foods they carried.