"An ornament piece for the wall relief in the grand hall."
— Item examination
The Lion Ornament, known as the Lion Object (獅子のオブジェ,Shishi no obuje?) in the original script, is a key item in Resident Evil 4. It is used to open up an area of Salazar's castle, when used in conjunction with the Goat Ornament and the Serpent Ornament to complete the Chimera relief.
It is found in the room with lava during Chapter 4-1. The chest containing it reveals itself after all the cultist controlling the fire breathing dragon heads have been killed.