Epigram 9.723

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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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τὰν δάμαλιν, βουφορβέ, παρέρχεο, μηδ᾽ ἀπάνευθε
συρίσδῃς: μαστῷ πόρτιν ἀπεκδέχεται.

— Paton edition

The lead and stone hold me fast, but, otherwise,
thanks to thee, sculptor Myron, I would be nibbling
lotus and rushes.

— Paton edition

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