Epigram 9.737

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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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χαλκείαν τύπτεις δάμαλιν μέγα ς1᾽
ἤπαφε τέχνα,
βουκόλε: τὰν ψυχὰν οὐ προσέθηκε Μύρων.

— Paton edition

Thou strikest the bronze heifer. Art deceived
thee much, herdsman : Myron did not add life.

— Paton edition

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