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Synonyms for Cerberus

(Greek mythology) the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades

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The Capture Of Cerberus is a part of the archive of Christie's works which has been put together by Curran in conjunction with the Christie Archive Trust which owns the notebooks.
Three changes must be noted in this configuration, namely the disposition of the labors, with the Capture of Cerberus being disposed from the 12th labor to the 6th labor, the exclusion of particular labors, namely the Stables of Augeias and the Stymphalian Birds, and the amplification of the Cattle of Geryon in two metopes.
The Capture of Cerberus: Heracles, with only the assistance of a chain, leads the Cerberus dog out of Hades, as he is directed to do so without club or arrow.