Summer. Night. Brrring – Brrring – Brrring … the professor’s mobile phone is ringing. “Who is it?” “Professor, sir, someone’s stolen 674 from the Acropolis Museum… grab Homer and come quickly…”
Jumping on his motorbike to go to the office of the Chief of Police, dad the Professor explains to his bleary-eyed son Homer about the beauty of 674, one of the most important Ancient Greek female statues, and about how important it is to find the culprit.
Waiting in the chief’s office are the flustered Chief himself, the Director of the Museum, who is about to burst into tears, the Curator of Antiquities and the four night watchmen from the Museum.
Will the Professor and young Homer be able to unravel the case as they have with similar cases in the past?
The statue must be found as soon as possible so the Museum can open again to the visitors who come in their thousands every day from all over the world.
If news gets out about this theft from one of the most up-to-date and best-guarded museums in the world, the country’s reputation will be seriously wounded. A newspaper in London is ready to publish an article about the case – these Brits are tremendous sleuths!
Homer, after eating four crispy croissants for breakfast, has a few ideas…