A feature about the statues of Koh Ker, and how various agencies have been working to find the missing statues of Koh Ker, culminating in the several high-profile repatriations from the US.
Auction house Christie’s and the Norton Simon Museum have both agreed to return statues in their possession, ‘Pandava’ and ‘Bhima’ or a temple wrestler both originally thought to be from Prasat Chen, part of the Koh Ker complex.
More statues to be repatriated
Phnom Penh Post, 08 May 2014
Two More Looted Statues Set to Be Returned
Cambodia Daily, 08 May 2014
California museum to return statue to Cambodia
AP, via Salon.com, 08 May 2014
Ancient Angkor artefacts to be returned
AAP, via Yahoo News, 08 May 2014
Following the return of two guardian statues from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cambodia puts a call out to other American museums for the return of antiquities with questionable provenance.
Cambodia Presses U.S. Museums to Relinquish Antiquities
New York Times, 15 May 2013
Archaeologists discover the statue of a Hindu god under the roots of a tree in a temple at Koh Ker National Park.