Epigram 9.736

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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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φεῦ σὺ Μύρων, πλάσσας οὐκ ἔφθασας: ἀλλά σὲ χαλκός,
πρὶν ψυχὴν βαλέειν, ἔφθασε πηγνύμενος.

— Paton edition

Alack ! Myron, thou didst not have time to
complete thy casting, but the bronze hardened
before thou couldst put life into it.

— Paton edition

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