The ancient statues were discovered during an excavation in a mining area in Haryana's Karnal district on November 05. The statues were discovered in Faridpur village of Karnal district. Statues belong to the era of Kushan Empire. While speaking to ANI, Archaeology department said, "The size and symbols of the statues suggest that they belong to the era of The Kushan Empire. The area might have been part of a temple."