Terracotta Warriors (© Shaanxi Cultural Heritage promotion Center and emperor Qin Shihuang's Masoleum Site Museum)

One of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century comes to Chicago: ancient soldiers from an army of Chinese terra-cotta warriors.

Watch what it takes to transport the life-sized Chinese statues

Warriors don't just unpack themselves. At the Field Museum, it takes almost three hours to unpack just one of the terra-cotta "warriors" – the Chinese statues on display in a new exhibition opening Friday.