Epigram 9.716

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713-742 are all on Myron's celebrated Statue of a Heifer. It stood originally in the Agora at Athens, but was transferred to the Temple of Peace at Rome.

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Βοίδιον οὐ χοάνοις τετυπωμένον, ἀλλ᾽ ὑπὸ γήρως
χαλκωθὲν σφετέρῃ ψεύσατο χειρὶ Μύρων.

— Paton edition

Myron pretended this heifer to be the work of
his hands, but it was never formed in the mould, but
turned into bronze owing to old age.

— Paton edition

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Scholia

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