Epigram 9.735

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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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σεῖο Μύρων, δαμάλει παρακάτθανε μόσχος ἀλαθείς,
καὶ γάλα πιστεύων χαλκὸν ἔσωθεν ἔχειν.

— Paton edition

A calf died beside thy heifer, Myron, deceived
into thinking that the bronze had milk inside.

— Paton edition

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