The only section that has not been repainted is a small strip to the left of the entrance that preserves a fragment of a rider and the foundation inscription underneath it. The inscription has been studied and published in: Tropper, Kurt. 2008. The Founding Inscription in the gSer khaṅ of Lalung (Spiti, Himachal Pradesh) Edition and Annotated Translation. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives.