TAANATH SHILOH (tā'a-năth-shī'lō, Heb. ta’ănath shilōh, approach to Shiloh). A town on the NE border of the heritage of Ephraim (Josh.16.6). It was about ten miles (seventeen km.) east of Shechem and the same distance west of the [[Jordan River]]. Several large cisterns and ruins SE of Nablus are supposed to mark the site of the town.