Epigram 9.717

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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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ἢ τὸ δέρας χάλκειον ὅλον βοῒ τᾷδ᾽ ἐπίκειται
ἔκτοθεν, ἢ ψυχὴν ἔνδον ὁ χαλκὸς ἔχει.

— Paton edition

Either a complete hide of bronze clothes here a
real cow, or the bronze has a soul inside.

— Paton edition

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Scholia

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