Epigram 9.726

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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 βοῦς ἁ τίκτους1᾽ ἀπὸ γαστέρος ἔπλασε τὰν βοῦν
ἁ δὲ Μύρωνος χεὶρ οὐ πλάσεν, ἀλλ᾽ ἔτεκεν.

— Paton edition

The cow, its mother, moulded this heifer giving
birth to it, but the hand of Myron did not mould it,
but gave birth to it.

— Paton edition

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