A small Acroterium base ends with an open-mouthed lion head. The lion has hollow eyes and a long mane. It is possible that this acroterium was the base of a statue. The "acroterium" means a small base for a statue or other ornament.
The block is decorated with a detailed scorpion in high relief. This scorpion has a tail with its poison glands and stinger; however, for magical reasons, many reliefs depicted the scorpion without its tail to deprive it of the dangerous sting.
The naos, or shrine, was found as part of a pair that stood in the great Temple of Amun-Re in Tanis. It is carved both inside and out in sunk relief with scenes of Ramesses the Second making offerings to the gods of Heliopolis.