Epigram 9.724

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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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ἁ μόλιβος κατέχει με καὶ ἁ λίθος: εἵνεκα δ᾽ ἂν σεῦ,
πλάστα Μύρων, λωτὸν καὶ θρύον ἐδρεπόμαν.

— Paton edition

I think the heifer will low. Of a truth it is not
Prometheus alone who moulds living creatures, but
thou too, Myron.

— Paton edition

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