MESA PRIETA EAST PHOTO GALLERY. Mesa Prieto (Black Mesa) is North of Santa Fe. Petroglyphs in several areas. There is an Archeological Conservancy site here that gives irregular tours, click HERE. For more information about the importance of Mesa Prieta, click HERE. There are 3 Mesa Prieta galleries. Photos here are from the East side. Click on the first thumbnail to see a larger image. Use controls at bottom of each large image to start slide show or go through manually with arrow keys.