(From the publisher):
Marcus Corvinus receives a letter from his stepfather Priscus, who has learned that the gold statue of a female baker, a gift to the Delphic Oracle in the 6th century BC, has reappeared and is on the black market. Marcus agrees to try to buy it, but finds himself caught up in a deadly struggle.
Original title: The Lydian Baker
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical
Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Rome