Epigram 9.719

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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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οὐκ ἔπλασέν με Μύρων, ἐψεύσατο: βοσκομέναν δὲ
ἐξ ἀγέλας ἐλάσας, δῆσε βάσει λιθίνῳ.

— Paton edition

Myron did not mould me ; he lied ; but driving me
from the herd where I was feeding, he fixed me
to a stone base.

— Paton edition

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Scholia

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