Publications regarding the theft of stone sculptures and other cultural property from the Kathmandu Valley
Bangdel, Lain Singh. Stolen Images of Nepal, Royal Nepal Academy, 1989.
Schick, Jürgen. Die Gotter verlassen das Land: Kunstraub in Nepal, Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1989. (Published in English: The Gods are Leaving the Country: Art Theft from Nepal, Orchid Press, 1998, 2006.)
Dixit, Kanak Mani. “Gods in Exile,” Himal Magazine, October 1999.
Links to other resources regarding theft of items of cultural significance from the Kathmandu Valley
Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and Asianart.com
A partial inventory of stolen carved wood elements of temples stolen from the Kathmandu Valley
Nepal Art Register
Inventory of Nepalese Stone Sculptures – currently being constructed
Digital Images of most of the stolen sculptures from Lain Singh Bangdel’s book, Stolen Images of Nepal
Blogs on the topic of art theft and restitution
A blog following cases of art theft and restitution around the world
It Surfaced Down Under
A blog tracking the illicit antiquities trade in the southern hemisphere