I see that I noted the story here in 2012. It may be that it wasn't announced before that. Follow the link there for more information.
In 2017 I also noted the discovery of a lion helmet from the Punic Wars.
UPDATE: This seems like a good opportunity to mention another remarkable artifact recently discovered at Pompeii: 2,000-year-old chariot unearthed at Pompeii. It was the 'Lamborghini' of its day (Tom Metcalfe, Live Science).
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