Epigram 9.727

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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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καὶ χαλκῆ περ ἐοῦσα λάλησεν ἂν ἁ κεραὴ βοῦς,
εἲ οἱ σπλάγχνα Μύρων ἔνδον ἐτεχνάσατο.

— Paton edition

The horned cow would have spoken, though made
of bronze, if Myron had worked entrails inside

— Paton edition

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