Epigram 9.733

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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 βοῦν τάνδε Μύρων, ξεῖν᾽
, ἔπλασεν, ἃν ὅδε μόσχος
ὡς ζῶσαν σαίνει, ματέρα δερκόμενος.

— Paton edition

Stranger, it was Myron who moulded this cow, on
which this calf fawns as if it were alive, taking it for
its mother.

— Paton edition

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