Epigram 9.734

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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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ταῦρε, μάτην ἐπὶ μόσχον ἐπείγεαι: ἔστι γὰρ ἄπνους
ἀλλὰ ς1᾽ ὁ βουπλάστας ἐξαπάτησε Μύρων.

— Paton edition

In vain, bull, thou rushest up to this heifer, for it
is lifeless. The sculptor of cows, Myron, deceived
thee.

— Paton edition

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