Epigram 9.718

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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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αὐτὸς ἐρεῖ τάχα τοῦτο Μύρων
οὐκ ἔπλασα ταύταν

τὰν δάμαλιν, ταύτας δ᾽ εἰκόν᾽ ἀνεπλασάμην.

— Paton edition

Perhaps Myron himself will say this : "I did not
mould this heifer, but its image.

— Paton edition

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