My first PovRay creation was the above image. I've seen enough pseudo-greek architecture in PovRay scenes that I consider it cliché, and most of it is more detailed than this contribution. The reason I created this image is simple. It was a good exercise in learning PovRay's implementation of CSG (Constructive Solid Geometry). The decoration on the gong was created using the difference between the object and a height-field based on a black and white image. The vase was created using a virtual lathe.